Reports : Cardiovascular Disease in Minority Populations Impact of Breathing Awareness Meditation on Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Sodium Handling in Prehypertensive African American Adolescents

@inproceedings{Barnes2008ReportsC,
  title={Reports : Cardiovascular Disease in Minority Populations Impact of Breathing Awareness Meditation on Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Sodium Handling in Prehypertensive African American Adolescents},
  author={Vernon A. Barnes and Robert A. Pendergrast and Gregory A. Harshfield and Frank A Treiber},
  year={2008}
}
Design and Methods: Following three consecutive days of SBP screenings, 66 eligible ninth graders were randomly assigned by school to either BAM (n520) or health education control (n546) groups. The BAM group engaged in 10minute BAM sessions at school and at home each day for three months. Teachers conducted sessions at school during health classes. Before and after the intervention, overnight urine samples were collected, and ambulatory SBP, diastolic blood pressure, and heart rate were… CONTINUE READING
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