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High Blood Pressure Studied With PEMF Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Fields Therapy

High Blood Pressure Studied With PEMF Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Fields Therapy

Abstracts of scientific studies on the use of PEMF with High Blood Pressure:

A 1-?T extremely low-frequency electromagnetic field vs. sham control for mild-to-moderate hypertension: a double-blind, randomized study

Tsutomu Nishimura, Harue Tada, Xinfeng Guo, Toshinori Murayama, Satoshi Teramukai, Hideyuki Okano, Junichi Yamada, Kaneo Mohri and Masanori Fukushima

Hypertension Research, (20 January 2011) |doi:10.1038/hr.2010.246

In this double-blind, randomized, sham-controlled study, we examined the effects of repeated exposure to a 1-?T ELF-EMF on blood pressure in 20 humans with mild-to-moderate hypertension. Subjects were randomly assigned to either the ELF-EMF group or the sham group. Subjects in the ELF-EMF group were exposed to an ELF-EMF (6- and 8?Hz, respectively, peak magnetic field 1??T, peak electric field 10?V?m?1) for at least two 10- to 15-min sessions per week, over a period of 4 weeks. In the sham group, the EMF-generating apparatus was not active. We obtained systolic and diastolic BP (SBP and DBP, respectively) measurements at registration and before and after each ELF-EMF exposure session. Subjects in the ELF-EMF and sham groups had mean ages of 52.8 and 55.1 years, and were exposed to a mean of 9.9 and 9.0 sessions, respectively. There was a significant difference between the ELF-EMF and sham groups with respect to change in SBP value between baseline and the end of the exposure regimen (P=0.02), but not with respect to change in DBP (P=0.21). There were no adverse events other than mild paresthesia of the hands of two subjects in the ELF-EMF group.