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Abstract

Hypertension is one of the primary source of death and incapacity among grown-ups. Hypertension is an inert issue in numerous individuals as it has a long asymptotic stage. The difficult itself has no clinical signs and indications until organ harm has occurred. Hypertension is the most well-known condition requiring deep-rooted medicate treatment in the western world. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of USA has assessed that half of the individuals with hypertension are unconscious of the condition. The present study aims are to assess the effectiveness of foot soak on decreasing blood pressure for hypertension clients with and without hypertensive medication in a selected community area. The quasi-experimental design was used as a research design. Convenient sampling technique was used to select samples. A semi-structured interview was used to collect demographic data, and the BP chart was used to monitor the blood pressure of the patients. For the patients in the experimental group, foot soak was given. After 20 mins, BP was checked and noted in BP graph. The investigation results show that after the organization foot soak there was a noteworthy decrease in the post-test level of systolic BP and diastolic BP among hypertensive patients with and without hypertensive drug was highly significant at p<0.001 level. Foot soak is the simple and financially savvy approach to decrease pulse among hypertensive patients with and without hypertensive prescription.

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Blood pressure Hypertension Hypertensive medication

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Beautily V, & Shanmugi J. (2020). A comparative study to assess the effectiveness of foot soak on decreasing blood pressure for hypertension clients with and without hypertensive medication. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL4), 25-30. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL4.3730