Role of Paced Breathing for Treatment of Hypertension
Current Hypertension Reports
Short Title: Curr Hypertens Rep
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: 2017/06//
Sources ID: 117309
Visibility: Public (group default)
Purpose of Review Hypertension remains to be a major contributor to global morbidity and mortality. Despite a plethora of pharmacological options available, an abundance of patients have uncontrolled blood pressure thus creating the need for additional strategies, including non-pharmacologic approaches. In this review, we discuss the antihypertensive effect of slow and deep respiration by increasing baroreflex sensitivity.