Progressive Muscle Relaxation Using Video AIDS Reduces Blood Pressure of Hypertension Patients

Ridawati Sulaeman • Muhasidah Muhasidah • Dewi Purnamawati • Zulkifli Zulkifli • Sitti Rusdianah Jafar 1 more
Journal article International Journal of Health Sciences • December 2018 Indonesia

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Abstract

Progressive muscle relaxation using video is used hypertensive patients to conduct movement activities to reduce stress. Therefore, the muscles of the body are relax. Hypertension or high blood pressure is still a serious threat that affects the productivity of a person's life in NTB. The study was intended to determine the effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation using video aids to reduce blood pressure in hypertension patients. This research was conducted in the Work Area of Dasan Agung Public Health Center, Mataram City in May to September 2017. Quasi-experimental design of pre and post-test control group. The number of respondents was 60 people consisting of 30 controls and 30 interventions for sampling Random Sampling. Data analysis using T-test.  The results showed there were differences of changing in blood pressure of respondents who were given progressive muscle relaxation using video aids compared to those who did not use. Conclusion Progressive muscle relaxation with video ads decreases blood pressure in hypertension patients compared to those who did not.

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