Nutraceuticals for blood pressure control in patients with high-normal or grade 1 hypertension.

@article{Trimarco2012NutraceuticalsFB,
  title={Nutraceuticals for blood pressure control in patients with high-normal or grade 1 hypertension.},
  author={Valentina Trimarco and Claudia Sara Cimmino and Mario Santoro and Gianpiero Pagnano and Maria Virginia Manzi and Anna Piglia and Caterina Anna Giudice and Nicola de Luca and Raffaele Izzo},
  journal={High blood pressure & cardiovascular prevention : the official journal of the Italian Society of Hypertension},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={117-22}
}
BACKGROUND Current hypertension management guidelines do not recommend drug treatment in subjects with blood pressure (BP) in the high-normal range due to the risk of side effects of the currently available antihypertensive agents that overcomes the possible benefit. Nutraceuticals are free from relevant side effects and could be a valuable strategy for the treatment of these patients. AIM The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of two nutraceutical compositions given by the… CONTINUE READING