B    A % Change p Value
HR (beats/min) 76.15 75.25 -  1.18 0.453
± 3.31 ± 3.11
SP (mmHg) 128.10 127.20 - 0.70 0.472
± 2.52 ± 3.02
DP (mmHg) 73.35 73.60 + 0.34 0.837
± 1.89 ± 1.65
PP (mmHg) 54.75 53.60 - 2.10 0.602
± 2.26 ± 3.29
MP (mmHg) 91.60 91.47 - 0.15 0.838
± 1.83 ± 1.56
RPP (units) 97.13 95.31 - 1.87 0.339
± 4.06 ± 3.90
DoP (units) 69.80 68.81 - 1.42 0.364
± 3.29 ± 3.00
Values are M SEM for 20 subjects with p values obtained from Students t test for paired data.
Table 1: Immediate effect of suryanadi pranayama on heart rate (HR), systolic pressure (SP), diastolic pressure (DP), pulse pressure (PP), mean pressure (MP), rate-pressure product (RPP) and double product (Do P) in patients of essential hypertension. B: before and A: after five minutes of the practice.