Complementary/alternative medicine for hypertension: a mini-review

  title={Complementary/alternative medicine for hypertension: a mini-review},
  author={Edzard Edzard Ernst},
  journal={Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift},
Many hypertensive patients try complementary/alternative medicine for blood pressure control. On the basis of extensive electronic literature searches, the evidence from clinical trials is summarised. Numerous herbal remedies, non-herbal remedies and other approaches have been tested and some seem to have antihypertensive effects. The effect size is usually modest, and independent replications are frequently missing. The most encouraging data pertain to garlic, autogenic training, biofeedback… CONTINUE READING
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