Floating Therapy in Treatment of Patients with Primary Hypertension
Hu Peicheng, Wang Ruiru, Shang Zhihong et al. Dept. of Medical Psychology, Health Science Center of Peking Univ. 100083
Objective: To study the effect of floating therapy in treatment of primary hypertension. Method: 30 patients with primary hypertension were divided into floating group (16) and control group (14). The two groups were matched by age, education, SBP and DBP. Both groups received anti-hypertension madiclne. They were all measured by SCL-90 and lymphocytes transmitted rate. Results: After floating, the SBP and DBP of patients decreased significantly, the rate of effective was 69% in floating group, while that was 14% in control group. Mental symptoms improved in floating group as well as increased lymphocytes transmitted rate. Conclusion: Floating therapy is a effective assistant method in treatment of primary hypertension.