TV News LIES

Thursday, May 05th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Health Vitamin D supplements 'could cut blood pressure as effectively as some drugs'

Vitamin D supplements 'could cut blood pressure as effectively as some drugs'

E-mail Print PDF

A new study, presented at the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) meeting in London, shows direct benefits from taking supplements for five months in winter.

The researchers found that those patients taking the vitamin D supplement of 75 mcg (correct) daily showed a significant reduction in central systolic blood pressure, blood pressure measured near the heart.

When compared to the placebo group, patients taking vitamin D had a cut in systolic blood pressure of 6.8 mmHg, while diastolic blood pressure was reduced by 1.7mmHg.

Vitamin D would not be a cure for hypertension in these patients, but it may help, especially in the winter months.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Kansas Moves To Terminate Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Contract

Kansas Governor BrownbackCutting off Planned Parenthood’s contracts to provide Medicaid services probably violates federal law, but Kansas has...

Study: One in Three Antibiotic Prescriptions 'Unnecessary'

1-3 Anti biotics unnecessaryNearly one in three antibiotic prescriptions doled out in the United States is "inappropriate," said a...

CDC: Hepatitis C kills more Americans than any other infectious disease

Hepatitis C kills more Americans than any other infectious diseaseDespite hepatitis C being preventable and curable, the number of people who died after contracting it...

How a tiny city in New York became a beacon for transgender healthcare

Oneanta, NY health care for transgender patientsFour times a year, Jill Williams, 62, climbs into the cab of her 2010 Toyota pickup...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!