The Effect of Acupressure on Blood Pressure Level and Pulse Rate in Individuals With Essential Hypertension A Randomized Controlled Trial

Bicer S. , Ünsal A., Taşcı S. , Demir G., Ceyhan Y. S.

HOLISTIC NURSING PRACTICE, cilt.35, ss.40-48, 2021 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 35
  • Basım Tarihi: 2021
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/hnp.0000000000000384
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.40-48


A total of 91 people including 47 in the intervention group and 44 in the placebo group were included to a randomized controlled study. It can be asserted that acupressure, applied to the Neiguan (PC 6) acupuncture point in individuals with essential hypertension, provides blood pressure regulation and is effective for management of numerous hypertension-related symptoms.