A Comparative study to observe the effect of Meditation in Hypertension
Primary objective was to evaluate and compare the change or reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) in sitting position from baseline (week 0) to the end point (Week 12) between two groups, to evaluate and compare the change or reduction in Stress value between two groups and Secondary Objective was to observe and compare change in lipid profiles between two groups. Methods: In a comparative interventional study Group A 30 patients of hypertension of male and female were given training in relaxation and meditation. Study was performed in YMT Ayurvedic Medical College and Smt. K.G. Mittal college and Sanjivani Ayurvedic centre Mumbai.The study was conducted on 30 patients including both male and female practicing daily meditation for 12 weeks to observe effect of meditation in hypertension. This showed an overall reduction of systolic and diastolic blood pressure.