A randomized controlled trial of high dose ascorbic acid for reduction of blood pressure, cortisol, and subjective responses to psychological stress

@article{Brody2001ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of high dose ascorbic acid for reduction of blood pressure, cortisol, and subjective responses to psychological stress},
  author={Stuart Brody and Ragnar Preut and Kerstin Schommer and Thomas H. Sch{\"u}rmeyer},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={159},
  pages={319-324}
}
Abstract.Rationale: Physiological responses to stress are considered disruptive to health. High-dose ascorbic acid has reduced indices of stress in laboratory animals. Methods: We conducted a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled 14-day trial of sustained-release ascorbic acid (60 healthy young adults; 3×1000 mg/day Cetebe) and placebo (60 healthy young adults) for reduction of blood pressure, cortisol, and subjective response to acute psychological stress (Trier Social Stress Test, TSST… Expand
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