Paced breathing for High Blood Pressure

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Miami, Miami, FLHigh Blood PressurePaced breathing - Behavioral
21 - 65
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial looks at how stress affects the cardiovascular system of people with and without HIV, and with or without hypertension.

Eligible Conditions
  • High Blood Pressure

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, pre-intervention and up to 60 minutes post-intervention

Baseline, pre-intervention and up to 60 minutes post-intervention
Change in cytokine expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells
Change in heart rate variability

Trial Safety

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

No intervention
1 of 3
Relaxing music
1 of 3
Paced breathing
1 of 3

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

144 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Paced breathing · No Placebo Group · N/A

Paced breathing
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Paced breathing · Intervention Types: Behavioral
No interventionNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: No intervention · Intervention Types:
Relaxing music
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Active relaxation · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, pre-intervention and up to 60 minutes post-intervention

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of MiamiLead Sponsor
804 Previous Clinical Trials
386,930 Total Patients Enrolled
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)NIH
3,616 Previous Clinical Trials
47,118,052 Total Patients Enrolled
Roger C McIntosh, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUniversity of Miami, College of Arts and Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

Age 21 - 65 · All Participants · 2 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many individuals are eligible to partake in this trial?

"Affirmative. The repository discloses that this research project, which was published on August 19th of 2019, is currently pursuing participants. This particular study requires 144 patients from 1 medical facility to be enrolled in the trial." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Am I qualified to be a participant in this trial?

"The current clinical trial seeks 144 participants with hypertension and between the ages of 21 to 65." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are individuals under the age of 70 being considered as potential participants in this research?

"This study is enrolling volunteers aged 21 and up, with a maximum age of 65." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Is enrollment still available for this clinical trial?

"Correct. confirms that this clinical trial, posted on August 19th 2019 and amended September 27th 2022, is actively looking for participants with 144 patients being recruited at 1 site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.