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The study suggests regular consumption of probiotics can be part of a healthy lifestyle to help reduce high blood pressure
Probiotic yogurts and supplements may lower blood pressure and could cut the risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke by a fifth if eaten regularly, according to a new study.
Researchers found that eating yogurts or drinks containing probiotics, so-called friendly bacteria that are good for gut health, may lower blood pressure.
An analysis of nine research studies, which involved more than 500 people, found those with elevated blood pressure saw a reduction when they consumed probiotics for more than eight weeks.
The effect was similar to that seen in people who reduce their salt consumption from an average of six grams per day to four grams and may be enough to cut the risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke by a fifth, the authors said.
Dr Jing Sun, lead author and senior lecturer at the Griffith Health Institute and School of Medicine, in, Queensland, Australia, wrote in the journal Hypertension: "The small collection of studies we looked at suggest regular consumption of probiotics can be part of a healthy lifestyle to help reduce high blood pressure, as well as maintain healthy blood pressure levels. more
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