Published: 13 May 2021
Author(s): Päivi E. Korhonen, Tuija Mikkola, Hannu Kautiainen, Johan G. Eriksson

The positive relationship of body mass index (BMI) with blood pressure (BP) has been demonstrated in several large-scale observational studies [1–8]. Importantly, a causal association between BMI and hypertension has recently been verified by two Mendelian randomization studies [9,10].


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