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Effectiveness of Intervention Strategies on Life Style Modifications and Physiological Parameters among Hypertensive Patients

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)

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Page : 256-262

Keywords : Effectiveness; Intervention Strategies; Life style Modifications; Physiological Parameters; Hypertension;

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Prehypertension and hypertension are one of the treatable diseases in the world. There has been strong evidence on the progression of prehypertension to hypertension, provided by the American Heart Association (AHA) in 2011. Yoga is universally accepted as ancient practice in which you use breathing techniques, exercise and mediation. Yoga is a remedy and highly effective in the treatment of high blood pressure. Methods: A quantitative research approach with quasi experimental nonequivalent pretest post test control group design was used for the study.240 subjects with grade I hypertensive patients were selected by convenience sampling method. The tools were structured interview schedule on life style, selected yoga therapy and assessment of physiological parameters such as height, weight, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, blood pressure level and pulse. Results showed that there was a reduction in weight, pulse, systolic pressure and diastolic pressure in the post test. Conclusion: Through this study, it can be concluded that practicing yoga can reduce systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

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