Studies related to Arterial Stiffness and Garlic

Inhibiting Progression Of Coronary Calcification Using Aged Garlic Extract In Patients Receiving Statin Therapy: A Preliminary Study

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 6+ Months
Number of Subjects 23
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
In a pilot study on persons at high risk for cardiovascular death and already on statin and aspirin therapy, further administration of 1,200mg aged garlic extract (relative to a placebo add-on) for one year reduced the progression in coronary calcium from 22% down to 7.5%. Most other parameters including RBC glutathione concentrations, were unaffected.

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