The influence of oral potassium chloride on blood pressure in hypertensive men on a low-sodium diet.

@article{Grimm1990TheIO,
  title={The influence of oral potassium chloride on blood pressure in hypertensive men on a low-sodium diet.},
  author={Richard H. Grimm and James D. Neaton and Patricia J. Elmer and Kenneth H Svendsen and Joseph Levin and Menahem Segal and Leah Holland and L J Witte and D R Clearman and Phillip M Kofron},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={322 9},
  pages={569-74}
}
Clinical and epidemiologic studies suggest that the intake of potassium chloride lowers blood pressure. To investigate whether supplemental potassium chloride (96 mmol of microcrystalline potassium chloride a day) reduced the need for antihypertensive medication in hypertensive men on a restricted-sodium diet, we conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial. A total of 287 men 45 to 68 years of age, 142 given potassium chloride and 145 given placebo, were followed for… CONTINUE READING

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