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Table 2 Hemodynamic data for men and women consuming Meltdown® and placebo in a randomized cross-over design.

From: Effect of the dietary supplement Meltdown on catecholamine secretion, markers of lipolysis, and metabolic rate in men and women: a randomized, placebo controlled, cross-over study

Variable Sex Pre 1 hr 2 hr 3 hr 4 hr 5 hr 6 hr
HR (bpm)
Meltdown ®
Men 54 ± 3 54 ± 3 62 ± 7 59 ± 4 63 ± 4 62 ± 3 60 ± 2
HR (bpm)
Placebo
Men 56 ± 4 53 ± 3 53 ± 3 51 ± 3 60 ± 2 57 ± 2 54 ± 3
HR (bpm)
Meltdown ®
Women 61 ± 4 56 ± 3 61 ± 4 61 ± 4 61 ± 3 65 ± 6 59 ± 3
HR (bpm)
Placebo
Women 62 ± 4 57 ± 3 56 ± 4 57 ± 4 59 ± 4 59 ± 4 56 ± 3
SBP (mmHg)
Meltdown ®
Men 118 ± 2 128 ± 3 131 ± 5 132 ± 4 131 ± 3 128 ± 3 126 ± 3
SBP (mmHg)
Placebo
Men 117 ± 3 117 ± 4 115 ± 2 116 ± 3 123 ± 2 117 ± 2 117 ± 3
SBP (mmHg)
Meltdown ®
Women 104 ± 3 110 ± 2 114 ± 3 116 ± 3 112 ± 3 109 ± 2 109 ± 2
SBP (mmHg)
Placebo
Women 104 ± 2 103 ± 2 107 ± 3 105 ± 2 107 ± 2 102 ± 2 104 ± 2
DBP (mmHg)
Meltdown ®
Men 74 ± 2 74 ± 2 74 ± 2 78 ± 2 71 ± 3 74 ± 3 72 ± 3
DBP (mmHg)
Placebo
Men 69 ± 2 71 ± 2 69 ± 2 68 ± 2 67 ± 2 65 ± 2 67 ± 2
DBP (mmHg)
Meltdown ®
Women 64 ± 2 68 ± 2 71 ± 2 71 ± 2 66 ± 2 69 ± 1 69 ± 2
DBP (mmHg)
Placebo
Women 69 ± 2 68 ± 2 68 ± 2 66 ± 2 65 ± 2 61 ± 2 63 ± 2
  1. Data are mean ± SEM.
  2. Condition effect for heart rate (p = 0.01); Condition × time (p = 0.03) and sex (p < 0.0001) effect for systolic blood pressure; Condition × time (p = 0.05) and sex (p < 0.0001) effect for diastolic blood pressure.
  3. HR-heart rate; SBP-systolic blood pressure; DBP-diastolic blood pressure