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Role of Paced Breathing for Treatment of Hypertension
Current Hypertension Reports
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: 2017
Pages: 45
Source ID: shanti-sources-117309
Abstract: 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.