Lifestyle recommendations plus the DASH diet reduced hypertension in patients with above-optimal blood pressure

September 2006
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p42
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a study related to people with blood pressure conducted by P.J. Elmer, E. Obarzanek and W.M. Vollmer. The aim of the study was to find whether people with above-optimal blood pressure improved their health condition through established lifestyle recommendations (ERL) and dietary approaches when compared with advice only. It was concluded that ERL and dietary approaches provided better health conditions.


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