Magnesium supplements can modestly lower blood pressure

Magnesium can modestly lower blood pressure, according to research published in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension. Researchers have long debated whether magnesium plays a role in regulating blood pressure with inconsistent and controversial evidence from studies in humans. This meta-analysis, however, collected data from 34 clinical trials, involving 2,028 participants, and found a small but significant association between magnesium intake and reduced blood pressure.

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