The effect of Ramadan fasting on ambulatory blood pressure in hypertensive patients using combination drug therapy


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Ural E., Kozdag G., Kilic T., Ural D., Sahin T., Celebi O., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF HUMAN HYPERTENSION, cilt.22, ss.208-210, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1038/sj.jhh.1002296
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF HUMAN HYPERTENSION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.208-210

Özet

The aim of this study was to examine the effect of Ramadan fasting on ambulatory blood pressure in treated subjects with grade 2-3 hypertension using combination drug therapy. Twenty-four hours ambulatory blood pressure monitoring was performed during and 1 month after Ramadan. No statistically significant difference was found between 24h mean blood pressures in the two monitoring periods, except for a small rise before dawn while having a morning meal.