Italian scientists have suggested that the intravenous administration of vitamin C supplements can help reduce high blood pressure.
According to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Conference of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research, while high dose vitamin C injections can significantly reduce diastolic blood pressure they have no effect on systolic blood pressure.
Previous studies had reported that vitamin C and other antioxidants can also reduce the risk of stroke in certain individuals.
Scientists believe these injections lower blood pressure by targeting oxidative stress and calming overactive central nervous systems.
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