Exercise as A Non-Pharmacological Approach in Managing Hypertension in Malaysia: A Narrative Review

  • Noor Mastura Mohd Mujar Advanced Medical and Dental Institute (IPPT), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Sains@Bertam, Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA
  • Muhammad Mokhzani Ismail Advanced Medical and Dental Institute (IPPT), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Sains@Bertam, Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA
  • Harris Kamal Kamaruddin Faculty of Sport Science, Universiti Teknologi MARA,Perlis Branch,Arau Campus,Arau, Perlis, MALAYSIA
Keywords: Physical activity, Exercise, Hypertension, High blood pressure, Prevention

Abstract

The management of high blood pressure has included both pharmaceutical and non-pharmacological approaches. Despite the fact that anti-hypertensive medications efficiently lower blood pressure, the expense of health care is growing and is likely to continue to rise in the future. This article review emphasizes the usefulness of exercise modalities as an essential non-pharmacological tool and acceptable preventive measures that can be used to the treatment of hypertension in Malaysia.

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Published
2022-02-16
How to Cite
Mohd Mujar, N. M., Ismail, M. M., & Kamaruddin, H. K. (2022). Exercise as A Non-Pharmacological Approach in Managing Hypertension in Malaysia: A Narrative Review. Jurnal Sains Sukan & Pendidikan Jasmani, 11(1), 24-28. https://doi.org/10.37134/jsspj.vol11.1.3.2022