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The Effect of Yoga Exercise on Reducing Blood Pressure among Elderly with Hypertension : a Systematic Review Permana, Bhakti; Lindayani, Linlin; Hendra, Agus; Juniarni, Lia
Publisher : Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.17509/jpki.v6i2.25083


ABSTRACTHypertension is the most commonly encountered problems experienced by the elderly with sometimes unknown cause. One effort to lower blood pressure in the elderly is to provide yoga exercises, where yoga exercises can stimulate endorphin hormone expenditure. The purpose of review was to determine the effectiveness of yoga exercises for decreasing blood pressure in the elderly. An initial search for articles was done on Google Scholar and PubMed. Studies obtained about exercise therapy for hypertension elderly have 4,560 articles / journals but only 5 articles meet the search criteria. According to the search results, yoga exercises can reduce blood pressure in the elderly. Besides, it is also very important to be applied as a non-pharmacological therapy for the elderly who have a medical history of hypertension. It is expected that health professionals can recommend this as a therapy for lowering blood pressure in the elderly.  ABSTRAKHipertensi adalah masalah yang paling sering ditemui yang dialami oleh lansia dengan penyebab yang terkadang tidak diketahui. Salah satu upaya menurunkan tekanan darah pada lansia adalah dengan memberikan senam yoga, dimana senam yoga dapat merangsang pengeluaran hormon endorphin. Tujuan review adalah untuk mengetahui keefektifan senam yoga dalam menurunkan tekanan darah pada lansia. Pencarian awal untuk artikel dilakukan di Google Scholar dan PubMed. Studi tentang terapi senam lansia hipertensi didapatkan 4.560 artikel / jurnal tetapi hanya 5 artikel yang memenuhi kriteria pencarian. Menurut hasil pencarian, senam yoga dapat menurunkan tekanan darah pada lansia. Disamping itu juga sangat penting diterapkan sebagai terapi non farmakologi bagi lansia yang memiliki riwayat kesehatan hipertensi. Diharapkan tenaga kesehatan dapat merekomendasikan hal ini sebagai terapi penurunan tekanan darah pada lansia. 
Effectiveness Of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction On Depression In Elderly: A Systematic Review Lindayani, Linlin; Hendra, Agus; Juniarni, Lia; Nurdina, Gina
Journal Of Nursing Practice Vol. 4 No. 1 (2020): Journal Of Nursing Practice
Publisher : Institut Ilmu Kesehatan STRADA Indonesia

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.30994/jnp.v4i1.101


Background: The elderly are individuals who have entered the age of 60 years (Hurlock, 2004). One of the most common elderly problems that is more commonly found is depression. Currently increasing research and reviews support the efficiency of psychotherapy treatments for depression. Based on traditional interventions Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) therapy is recommended for geriatric depression. MBSR therapy focuses on is one type of mindfulness-based therapy that focuses on training awareness through meditation techniques. By practicing observing body sensations (body scan meditation), individuals can achieve a mindful condition in their daily lives, including when carrying out routine activities such as walking, eating, standing. MBSR aims to change individual relationships with stressful situations and thoughts. This is achieved by decreasing emotional reactions and increasing. Purpose: This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of MBSR therapy on the level of depression in the elderly. Methods: Literature searches conducted through Google Scholar and PubMed studies published in English, there were 778 articles obtained but only 5 journals met the search criteria.Results: The results of this review show that MBSR therapy has an influence to reduce the level of depression in the elderly and MBSR therapy has no side effects compared to pharmacological therapy.Conclusion: It is hoped that health workers can implement MBSR therapy to reduce the level of depression in the elderly