High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. But you could lower your risk of developing hypertension by simply taking daily garlic supplements, it’s been claimed.
Eating an unhealthy diet or not doing enough regular exercise could be raising your chances of high blood pressure.
But, you could lower your chances of developing the condition by taking supplements, scientists have claimed.
It has previously been claimed to lower cholesterol, which subsequently protects against heart attacks.
Scientists have now revealed that taking garlic extract supplements every day could also lower blood pressure.
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“Garlic supplements have been associated with a blood pressure lowering effect of clinical significance in patients with untreated hypertension,” said Karin Ried, from the University of Adelaide, Australia.
“Our trial, however, is the first to assess the effect, tolerability and acceptability of aged garlic extract as an additional treatment to existing antihypertensive medication in patients with treated, but uncontrolled, hypertension.”
Meanwhile, you could also protect against high blood pressure by regularly taking calcium supplements, it’s been claimed.
High blood pressure is often known as ‘the silent killer’, as you may not even know you’re at risk of the condition.
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Post time: Jun-04-2020