Published: 2 November 2015
Author(s): Tomoko Ito, Miwako Takeda, Tsuyoshi Hamano, Tsunetaka Kijima, Masayuki Yamasaki, Minoru Isomura, Shozo Yano, Kuninori Shiwaku, Toru Nabika
Section: Original Article

Salt intake is recognized as an important risk factor for hypertension in the general population. On the other hand, the availability of various classes of antihypertensive drugs means that it is generally not considered crucial to control the salt intake of hypertensive patients. In this study, we evaluated whether blood pressure (BP) was correlated with 24-hour salt intake in patients receiving antihypertensive therapy.

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