Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Community Health (ICCH 2019)

The Effect of Chayote Juice (Sechium Edule) to Reduce Blood Pressure in Elderly with Hypertension

Authors
Hikmah, Hera Hastuti, Eka Mardiana, Sifaunnisah
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Available Online 10 February 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200204.055How to use a DOI?
Keywords
blood pressure, chayote juice, elderly, hypertension
Abstract

Hypertension often occurs in the elderly due to hormonal changes after menopause. Treatment of hypertension can be done non-pharmacologically by consuming chayote. This study was to explore the effect of chayote juice on blood pressure in elderly people with hypertension at Puskesmas (Community Health Center) Teluknaga. This is a auasi-experimental research design with pre-test and post-test without control. 13 respondents were sample of this study taken with non-random metode consecutive sampling. Bivariate analysis was processed with Wilcoxon Match Pair Test. The analysis results with the range of age 60-70 (92.3%) and age 75-90 (7.7%) with females (84.6%) and male (15.4%) shows that median decrease in systolic blood 30.00 mmHg and diastolic 10.00 mmHg. It was obtained p value 0.001 <ɑ 0.05. in conclusion, the chayote juice has effects to reduce blood pressure in elderly with hypertension. The elderly and families are expected to apply independently by consuming chayote juice which aims to maintain and control blood pressure.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Community Health (ICCH 2019)
Series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
10 February 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-901-4
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200204.055How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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