Tag Archives: hypertension

The best Chinese herbal patents for hypertension

Pub Med

This study aims to systematically evaluate the effect of oral Chinese patent medicines on hypertension with network Meta-analysis. Randomized controlled trials on the treatment of hypertension with oral Chinese patent medicine combined with conventional western medicine were retrieved from China National Knowledge Infrastructure(CNKI), Wanfang, VIP, SinoMed, PubMed, EMbase, and Cochrane …

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Tai Chi reduces hypertension

Pub Med

Background: Hypertension affects more than 1 billion people worldwide. Hypertension management guidelines recommend regular exercise to control blood pressure. Tai Chi is a low-impact, low- to moderate-intensity exercise that has numerous health benefits. Objective: The aim of this study is to perform a review of meta-analyses and summarize the existing information on …

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Acupuncture improves the effectiveness of antihypertensive drugs

Pub Med

Background: To evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture in improving quality of life (QOL) and activities of daily living among elderly patients with hypertension and impaired physical mobility in home health care. Methods: Seventy participants were allocated randomly to receive either acupuncture together with antihypertensive drugs (n = 35) or antihypertensive drugs only …

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Martial arts reduces hypertension

Pub Med

Objectives: To examine the associations of specific types of physical exercises, dietary preferences, and obesity patterns with incident hypertension.  Methods: In this cohort study, obesity patterns were defined using general and abdominal obesity as G-/A-, G+/A- or G-/A+, and G+/A+. The type of physical exercises and dietary preferences were collected using a …

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