Studies related to Cardiac Mass and Stevia

Efficacy And Tolerability Of Oral Stevioside In Patients With Mild Essential Hypertension: A Two-year, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Study

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 6+ Months
Number of Subjects 168
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Body Types Overweight, Average
Notes for this study:
Chronic (2 year) ingestion of stevia as part of a diet in hypertensive persons resulted in reduced blood pressure relative to control (around 7% for both systolic and diastolic) and a lesser frequency of left ventricle hypertrophy.