Articles

Treatment of hypertension with ascorbic acid

Author

Duffy SJ, Gokce N, Holbrook M

Date

11/12/1999

Journal

Lancet

Abstract

In a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study we showed that treatment of hypertensive patients with ascorbic acid lowers blood pressure. Further studies of ascorbic acid to treat hypertension, with clinical endpoints, are warranted.