Transdermal oestrogen reduces daytime blood pressure in hypertensive women

@article{Manhem1998TransdermalOR,
  title={Transdermal oestrogen reduces daytime blood pressure in hypertensive women},
  author={Karin Manhem and H Ahlm and Ian Milsom and Anders Svensson},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={1998},
  volume={12},
  pages={323-327}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the acute effects of transdermally administered 17-β-oestradiol on ambulatory blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive, postmenopausal women. Thirteen postmenopausal women with ongoing treatment for hypertension were included in this placebo-controlled, double-blind cross-over study. Ambulatory recordings of BP and heart rate were performed during 24 h on two occasions, separated by at least 1 week, after application of a patch containing either 100 μg per 24… CONTINUE READING