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2TMR Integrative Medicine  2019, 3: e19010.       DOI: 10.12032/TMRIM201903010
    
Non-pharmacological therapy of TCM for the treatment of essential hypertension
Meng-Lei Li1, Shan-Fu Chen1, Ying-Qiang Zhao2,*()
1Graduate School of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, China
2The Second Affiliated Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin, China.
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It is necessary to strengthen the research on the mechanism of non-drug therapy of TCM, and combine clinical observation and experimental research to promote the promotion and application of non-pharmacological therapy of TCM in clinical practice.

Abstract

Non-pharmacological treatment is an important means to control hypertension, with many advantages such as low cost, less medication, stable blood pressure, less complications, and improved prognosis. This article reviews the research progress of non-drug treatment of hypertension in Chinese medicine in the past five years, and evaluates traditional Chinese medicine such as TCM Qigong, Wuhuo opera, Ba Duanjin and Taijiquan, and Chinese medicine acupuncture, moxibustion, massage, application, acupoint embedding and other traditional Chinese medicine. The effect of external treatment in hypertension control provides guidance for non-drug therapy to control hypertension.



Key wordsPrimary hypertension      Prevention and control      TCM      Non-drug therapy      Chinese medicine external treatment     
Published: 22 May 2019
Corresponding Authors: Zhao Ying-Qiang   
E-mail: zhaoyingqiang1000@126.com
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Meng-Lei Li, Shan-Fu Chen, Ying-Qiang Zhao. Non-pharmacological therapy of TCM for the treatment of essential hypertension. 2TMR Integrative Medicine, 2019, 3: e19010.  

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https://www.tmrjournals.com/im/EN/10.12032/TMRIM201903010     OR     https://www.tmrjournals.com/im/EN/Y2019/V3/I1-12/88888

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