Effect of dietary counselling on blood pressure and arterial plasma catecholamines in primary hypertension.

@article{Beckmann1995EffectOD,
  title={Effect of dietary counselling on blood pressure and arterial plasma catecholamines in primary hypertension.},
  author={Sabine Beckmann and Ingrid Os and Sverre Erik Kjeldsen and Ivar K Eide and Arne S. Westheim and Ingvar Hjermann},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={1995},
  volume={8 7},
  pages={704-11}
}
There is still a need of support for nonpharmacologic treatment of uncomplicated, mild-to-moderate essential hypertension. We investigated whether a low sodium-based diet implemented by a nutritionist could lower blood pressure and affect sympathetic activity. Middle-aged, otherwise healthy men with never-treated essential hypertension (n = 95) were randomized to an intervention group, a blood pressure control group, and a time control group. The intervention group was advised to use less… CONTINUE READING
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