L-argininesupplementen verlagen de bloeddruk tijdens de zwangerschap

Research Question:
Have women during pregnancy benefit from swallowing the amino acid L-arginine?

Study Design:
This overview article contained 5 Rcts.

Results and conclusions:
The researchers found that swallowing of L-arginine during pregnancy the diastolic blood pressure (negative pressure) of pregnant women significantly with 3.07 mmHg [p = 0.004] reduced, but not systolic blood pressure [p = 0.19].

The researchers found that swallowing of L-arginine when pregnant gestational age significantly with 1.23 weeks [p = 0.002] extended.

The researchers concluded that swallowing of L-arginine and the vacuum of pregnant women reduced gestational age extended.

Original title:
Effect of L-arginine supplementation on blood pressure in pregnant women: a meta-analysis of placebo-controlled trials by Zhu Yue Q, X, [...], Liu TT.


Additional information about El Mondo:
L-arginine is an amino acid, a building block of protein. Find here more studies on proteins.