Psyllium lower blood pressure

Does psyllium lower blood pressure?

Effectiveness Rating for Psyllium's Ability to Lower Blood Pressure

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well psyllium is able to lower blood pressure. The overall rating for this claim is 2.5 out of 3. The research shows the supplement's ability to deliver on this particular claim is warranted. Using Psyllium to lower blood pressure will most likely lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Psyllium's Ability to Lower Blood Pressure

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 2 studies in the database on psyllium; the confidence rating is 40. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
Psyllium improves dyslipidaemia, hyperglycaemia and hypertension, while guar gum reduces body weight more rapidly in patients affected by metabolic syndrome following an AHA Step 2 diet
The effects of 12-week psyllium fibre supplementation or healthy diet on blood pressure and arterial stiffness in overweight and obese individuals

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