This trial will test whether EA can help lower blood pressure in people with hypertension.
1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 8 weeks
Awards & Highlights
2 Treatment Groups
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160 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: Electro-acupuncture test · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 39 - 85 · All Participants · 0 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
- Li, Peng, Stephanie C. Tjen-A-Looi, Ling Cheng, Dongmei Liu, Jeannette Painovich, Sivarama Vinjamury, and John C. Longhurst. 2015. “cme Article: Long-lasting Reduction of Blood Pressure by Electroacupuncture in Patients with Hypertension: Randomized Controlled Trial”. Medical Acupuncture. Mary Ann Liebert Inc. doi:10.1089/acu.2015.1106.
- Li P, Tjen-A-Looi SC, Cheng L, Liu D, Painovich J, Vinjamury S, Longhurst JC. Long-Lasting Reduction of Blood Pressure by Electroacupuncture in Patients with Hypertension: Randomized Controlled Trial. Med Acupunct. 2015 Aug 1;27(4):253-266. doi: 10.1089/acu.2015.1106.
- Shaista Malik 2003. "Effect of Electro-Acupuncture on Blood Pressure". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00932139.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any available places for participants in this experiment?
"As per the information on clinicaltrials.gov, this trial is presently enrolling patients. The posting of the study first occurred in February 2003 and was subsequently updated in March 2021." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is it feasible for me to be a part of this medical study?
"This investigation requires 160 patients aged between 39 and 85 to take part, all of whom have hypertension. Furthermore, participants must possess mild coronary disease without any ECG evidence of ischemia at rest and either be on antihypertensive medication or not." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Does this investigation include individuals less than 55 years old?
"The parameters for enrolment in this clinical trial dictate that interested participants must be above 39 years of age and below 85." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How many participants has the trial recruited thus far?
"Affirmative. According to the trial listing on clinicaltrials.gov, this experiment - which was initially published February 1st 2003 - is actively seeking participants. 160 volunteers are needed at two different medical centres." - Anonymous Online Contributor