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Health is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living organism. In humans, it is the ability of individuals or communities to adopt and self-managed, when facing physical mental or social changes. Hypertension is called as the "Silent Killer" because it is a disease that usually occurs without any symptoms. Lemon juice is also an excellent source of Arginine, the essential Amino acids that help lowering blood pressure. The present study aims to assess the effectiveness of Daily intake of lemon juice along with walking decrease the level of blood pressure among hypertensive clients between 40-70years. A quantitative quasi-experimental research design was conducted among 30 hypertensive clients who were selected by using non-probability convenience sampling technique. A structured interview was used to collect demographic data and hypertension was assessed by observational checklist. Pre-test was conducted before administering the lemon juice by observing the blood pressure level using Observed Checklist method among the hypertensive clients. The time for assessment varied from 15 - 20 minutes. The Lemon juice of 250ml was administered along with walking to the samples and immediately after 1 hour, post-test was conducted by observation checklist. The study finding clearly infers that there was a significant reduction in the level of hypertension in the post-test which clearly infers that intake of lemon juice along with walking proves to be effective in reducing the level of hypertension and improves the quality of life of the hypertensive clients.

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Hypertension Lemon Juice and Walking

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Tamilselvi S, Meena S, & Thilaga R. (2020). Effectiveness of Daily intake of lemon juice along with walking decrease the level of Blood Pressure among Hypertensive Clients. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(SPL4), 122-125. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11iSPL4.3752