International Journal of Advance Research in Medical Surgical Nursing
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A
Effectiveness of watermelon extract in reduction of blood pressure among hypertensive clients in selected villages
Ambika K and Monisha B
The present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of watermelon extract in reduction of blood pressure among hypertensive clients in selected villages at Thiruvallur in Mappedu. A quantitative research approach and quasi experimental research design was adopted for in this study. In 60 hypertensive clients among which one group 30 experimental group and 30 is control group by using convenient sampling technique. A self structured questionnaire method was used. Experimental group received 200 ml of watermelon juice for 21 days. After intervention the experimental group value of post test ‘t’ test value is 6.912 was found to be statistically significant at p greater than 0.001. Hence the findings of present study concluded that was significantly improvement in the post test level of blood pressure in the experimental group which clearly interferes that watermelon extract on blood pressure level was found to be effective in reducing the level of blood pressure among hypertensive clients.