The Effect of Chayote Juice (Sechium Edule) to Reduce Blood Pressure in Elderly with Hypertension
- 10.2991/ahsr.k.200204.055How to use a DOI?
- blood pressure, chayote juice, elderly, hypertension
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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TY - CONF AU - Hikmah AU - Hera Hastuti AU - Eka Mardiana AU - Sifaunnisah PY - 2020 DA - 2020/02/10 TI - The Effect of Chayote Juice (Sechium Edule) to Reduce Blood Pressure in Elderly with Hypertension BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Community Health (ICCH 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 256 EP - 259 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200204.055 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200204.055 ID - 2020 ER -