Potassium supplementation does not lower blood pressure in normotensive women.

Forty-four normotensive females, who were selected on the basis of lower prevailing potassium intake, participated in a two-period crossover study to assess the effects of potassium supplementation on blood pressure. They were randomly allocated to one of two groups who took either 80 mmol/day of KCl (Slow-K, Ciba Geigy), or matching placebo, for the first… (More)