Complementary and alternative medicine approaches to blood pressure reduction (An evidence-based review). Richard Nahas MD Canadian Family Physician J. vol54:November2008 Presentation:Nader Nowshad MD. Introduction. Hypertension :a main risk factor of cardiovascular diseases
Richard Nahas MD
Canadian Family Physician J.
Users of complementary and alternative medicine antihypertensive therapies in Canada and U.S:
36% of Population
Some examples in our country
Ultraviolet B light waves trigger endogenous vitamin D production.
Vitamin D toxicity is very rare.
Side effects of emotional and psychological stress on BP
Qigong; traditional Chinese medicine:Movement,breathing,meditation.
Slow , controlled breathing can increase parasympathetic and decrease sympathetic nervous system activity, which are important factors controlling BP.
Autonomic dysfunction in patients with DM
Effect of Transcendental meditation on BP:
A treatment based on non-Western system of diagnosis
Comparison of REAL and SHAM Acupuncture