Literature Review On Hypertension
We defined HTN as systolic BP of at least 140 mm Hg and or diastolic BP of at least 90 mm Hg.
Awareness of HTN was defined as self-reported prior diagnosis of HTN.
Literature reviews for medical health research often focus on one particular condition or disease.
Hypertension is a major concern world-wide and a literature review on high blood pressure and hypertension is an excellent topic for any nursing or medical student.
A significant positive trend (PAsian Indians comprise over 17% of the world’s population.
Additionally, recent statistics in Canada indicate that 20 percent of all Canadian adults currently suffer from high blood pressure.
The worldwide prevalence and increase in hypertension coupled with the inherent problems of traditional drug therapies makes the search for reliable, non-medicinal hypertension treatment necessary.
The relationship of stress to hypertension has a significant history.
In spite of the fact that there is no evidence to support the hypothesis that stress management can prevent hypertension, there is considerable evidence that it can reduce blood pressure in hypertensive patients.
Research has shown that single-component stress management techniques, such as meditation and relaxation techniques, are efficient in some patients.