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Pansalt Lowers High Blood Pressure and Improves the Theraupetic Effects of Antihypertensive Drugs


Common salt (NaCl 98 – 100%) is a major cause of high blood pressure (arterial hypertension) and its complications, such as strokes, heart attacks and kidney damages.

Pansalt (NaCl 56%, KCI 28%, MgSO4.7H2O 12%, I-lysine-HCI 2%, anticaking agents 2%) is a recent innovation which is believed to produce a number of beneficial health effects when used instead of common salt.

In recent studies, the effects of Pansalt have been extensively compared with those of common salt.

Results:

Effects on Taste
Pansalt produces the same savoury taste as common salt in various food items.


Effects on Blood Pressure
Pansalt, instead of common salt in the diet, effectively lowers both in spontaneously hypertensive rats and stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats, two widely used models of human hypertension. A good antihypertensive effect of Family Choice Pansalt in man has also been reported. Pansalt also produced a pronounced improvement of the blood pressure lowering effect of enalapril (Renitec/Vasotec) and other widely used antihypertensive drugs. (Figure 1).


Effects on Life Span
Pansalt prolonged the lifespan of spontaneously hypertensive rats more than three-fold and almost to the same extent as withdrawal from all salt from the diet. (Figure 2).

Importance of Potassium, Magnesium, and I-Lysine in Family Choice Pansalt
A number of studies show conclusively that the increased intakes of potassium, magnesium and I-lysine from Pansalt have a very important role in all the beneficial effects.

Absence of Adverse Effects
No signs of hyperkalaemia, hypermagnesaemia, or any other harmful effects have been observed during the use of Pansalt.

Conclusions
The use of Pansalt instead of common salt produces remarkable anti hypertensive effects, prolongs the life span and markedly improves the effects of commonly used antihypertensive drugs without and signs of adverse effects.

Reference:

  • Karpannen, H. An antihypertensive salt: Crucial role of Mildred Seelig in its development. J Am Coll Nutr 1994, 13:493-495.

Other References:

  • The Use of a Reduced Sodium Salt Containing Potassium and Magnesium as an Adjunctive Approach to Treatment of Hypertension with Antihypertensive Medications. Whelton P, Cohen J, Jones D, Weinberger M, 1999.
  • Effect of a mineral salt diet on 24-h blood pressure monitoring in elderly hypertensive patients. Journal of Human Hypertension (1999) 13, 777-790.
  • Adherence to and population impact of non-pharmacological and pharmacological antihypertensive therapy. Journal of Human Hypertension (1996) 10, Sepl. 1, S57 – S61.
  • Reduction in blood pressure with a low sodium, high potassium, high magnesium salt in older subjects with mild to moderate hypertension. British Medical Journal, Volume 309 13 August 1994.
  • Replacement of Regular Salt by a Novel Salt Alternative Improves the Cardiovascular Effects of the ACE Inhibitor Enalapril, Hypertension Resources 1994, 17:59-69.

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