A new physiological approach to control essential hypertension.

@article{Selvamurthy1998ANP,
  title={A new physiological approach to control essential hypertension.},
  author={William Selvamurthy and Kadambi Sridharan and Uday Sankar Ray and R S Tiwary and Krupa K. Hegde and U Radhakrishan and Kumares C. Sinha},
  journal={Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={205-13}
}
This study was conducted on 20 male patients of Essential Hypertension (EH) in order to explore the possible role of baroreflex mechanism in the etiology of EH and also to find out whether by restoration of baroreflex sensitivity to normal level either by postural tilt stimulus on a tilt table or by the equivalent yogic postural exercise (Yogic asanas), the EH could be cured or controlled. Patients on therapeutic regime were gradually withdrawn from drug therapy, and later divided into two… CONTINUE READING

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