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Impact of breathing awareness meditation on ambulatory blood pressure and sodium handling in prehypertensive African American adolescents.

Barnes, Vernon A and Pendergrast, Robert A and Harshfield, Gregory A and Treiber, Frank A (2008) Impact of breathing awareness meditation on ambulatory blood pressure and sodium handling in prehypertensive African American adolescents. Ethnicity & disease, 18 (1). pp. 1-5. ISSN 1049-510X

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Abstract

These findings demonstrate the potential beneficial impact of BAM taught by school health teachers on blood pressure control in the natural environment in African American youth at risk for development of hypertension.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescents, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Meditation, Hypertension, Sodium Handling, African American, Clinical Trials
Subjects: Health > Prenatal & Pediatric Health
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Hypertension
Research > studies
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Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2011 16:11
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2012 10:58
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3267

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