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Time sequence of autonomic changes induced by daily slow-breathing sessions
Clinical Autonomic Research
Short Title: Clin Auton Res
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: 2015/04//
Pages: 95 - 104
Sources ID: 117261
Visibility: Public (group default)
Abstract: (Show)
Objective Daily sessions of slow-breathing (6 breaths/ min) significantly reduced 24-h ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) in patients with mild hypertension and this effect persisted at least 6 months after the interruption of sessions. The sequence of changes induced by slow-breathing (SB) daily sessions on the modulation of ambulatory blood pressure, renal resistive index, heart rate variability (HRV), and baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) was thus investigated in a randomized, controlled clinical trial.