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Determine if a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical intervention, based on a dietetic intervention and physical exercise, supplemented with a polyphenolic extract, decreases blood pressure in hypertensive volunteers.
Slightly hypertensive individuals, before diagnosed with type 1 hypertension, are generally monitored by their physician and given dietetic and physical activity guidelines. The objective of this intervention is to prevent onset of a hypertensive pathologic condition. However, in many cases, this intervention is unsuccessful, and therefore the patient must follow-up with anti-hypertensive drugs.
Here, in the current study, the objective is to include a nutritional supplement in the intervention in order to increase the probability of success of the diet/exercise intervention. Previous studies with the supplement Metabolaid has shown the product to significantly decrease the blood pressure of slightly hypertensive individuals. It is estimated, based on the results of previous clinical studies, that the polyphenolic content of the nutritional supplement will reduce at least an additional 10% of the blood pressure of the patients undergoing a diet and exercise intervention.
Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche
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Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-01T14:21:30-0400
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A response by the BARORECEPTORS to increased BLOOD PRESSURE. Increased pressure stretches BLOOD VESSELS which activates the baroreceptors in the vessel walls. The net response of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM is a reduction of central sympathetic outflow. This reduces blood pressure both by decreasing peripheral VASCULAR RESISTANCE and by lowering CARDIAC OUTPUT. Because the baroreceptors are tonically active, the baroreflex can compensate rapidly for both increases and decreases in blood pressure.
PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.
The blood pressure in the VEINS. It is usually measured to assess the filling PRESSURE to the HEART VENTRICLE.
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