Nutritional dose of magnesium in hypertensive patients on beta blockers lowers systolic blood pressure: a double-blind, cross-over study.

@article{Wirell1994NutritionalDO,
  title={Nutritional dose of magnesium in hypertensive patients on beta blockers lowers systolic blood pressure: a double-blind, cross-over study.},
  author={M. Plum Wirell and Per Olov Wester and Bernd G Stegmayr},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={236 2},
  pages={
          189-95
        }
}
  • M. Plum Wirell, Per Olov Wester, Bernd G Stegmayr
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • Journal of internal medicine
  • OBJECTIVES To evaluate if magnesium alters blood pressure in hypertensive patients treated with beta blockers and if such effect can be coupled to a change in potassium and magnesium levels in muscle, serum and urine. DESIGN A randomized double-blind, cross-over study with magnesium and placebo taken orally, each for 8 weeks. SETTING Outpatient clinic, University Hospital, Umeå, Sweden. SUBJECTS Thirty-nine patients aged 26-69 years with moderate essential hypertension, treated before… CONTINUE READING

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