The Role of Potassium in Control of Blood Pressure

@article{Morgan2012TheRO,
  title={The Role of Potassium in Control of Blood Pressure},
  author={Trefor Owen Morgan and B H Teow and J B Myers},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={188-195}
}
SummaryExtra potassium intake has been found to be a determinant of blood pressure for epidemiological and experimental reasons. People with hypertension have a small fall in blood pressure with added potassium. Potassium chloride (48 mmol/day) was given to 36 male patients with high blood pressure; 5 did not comply with therapy. In the entire group of patients, potassium chloride had no significant effect on blood pressure, but prevented the rise in blood pressure and pulse rate produced by… 
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