Spirulina maxima Decreases Endothelial Damage and Oxidative Stress Indicators in Patients with Systemic Arterial Hypertension: Results from Exploratory Controlled Clinical Trial

@inproceedings{MartnezSmano2018SpirulinaMD,
  title={Spirulina maxima Decreases Endothelial Damage and Oxidative Stress Indicators in Patients with Systemic Arterial Hypertension: Results from Exploratory Controlled Clinical Trial},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Mart{\'i}nez-S{\'a}mano and Adriana Torres-Montes de Oca and Oscar Ivan Luque{\~n}o-Bocardo and Patricia Victoria Torres-Dur{\'a}n and Marco Antonio Ju{\'a}rez-Oropeza},
  booktitle={Marine drugs},
  year={2018}
}
(1) Background: Spirulina (Arthrospira) maxima has shown beneficial effects such as being anti-dyslipidemic, antiviral, antioxidant and antihypertensive. However, there are few and limited clinical studies. (2) Methods: a prospective, randomized, parallel pilot study of 4.5 g administration of Spirulina maxima or placebo for 12 weeks in 16 patients with systemic arterial hypertension (SAH) undergoing treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors was performed to assess the… CONTINUE READING
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