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Effect of Solar Salt Diet in Elderly Hypertensive Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01102023
First Posted: April 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: April 12, 2010
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Collaborators:
Mokpo National University
the ministry of knowledge economy
Information provided by:
Chung-Ang University Hosptial, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine
  Purpose

High sodium intake causes hypertension. Various efforts for reducing salt consumption are proceeding all over the world. Solar salt contains reduced sodium and abundant mineral, such as calcium, potassium, and magnesium, comparing to ordinary salt. Use of solar salt, instead of ordinary salt, may have beneficial effects to blood pressure.

The investigators are going to conduct a preliminary study that can support antihypertensive effect of solar salt intake.


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Other: ordinary salt based- diet Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional

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Further study details as provided by Chung-Ang University Hosptial, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood pressure

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: solar salt based-diet Other: ordinary salt based- diet

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • above 50 years elderly hypertensive patients
  • possible oral intake

Exclusion Criteria:

  • dementia, GDS>6
  • terminal cancer patient
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01102023


Locations
Korea, Republic of
Lohas-clover silver hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chung-Ang University Hosptial, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine
Mokpo National University
the ministry of knowledge economy
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01102023     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C2009067(254)
First Submitted: April 8, 2010
First Posted: April 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: April 12, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010