THE INFLUENCE OF CUPPING THERAPY TO DECREASE CHOLESTEROL LEVELS IN HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA PATIENTS AT HOME HEALTHY AL-HIJAMAAH IN THE YEAR 2014/2015

  • Sitti Aulia Hidayat Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar
Keywords: Hypercholesterolemia, cholesterol, dyslipidemia, wet cupping therapy, cupping therapy

Abstract

Objective: To know the effect of cupping therapy to decrease cholesterol levels in patients at Home Healthy hiperkolestrolemia Al-hijamaah in the year 2014/2015. Methods: Research observational analytic-numerical categorical pairs. Samples were hypercholesterolemic patients at Home Healthy Al-hijamaah in 2014/2015. Taken by using non-probability sampling technique with purposive sampling method. The primary data obtained directly from respondents, and analyzed by paired T test.

Results: The number of samples involved in this study were 45 respondents. Most of the samples were aged 20-45 years were 28 respondents (62.2%), female 27 respondents (60%), and average cholesterol levels before cupping therapy of 262.84 mg / dl and the average after cupping therapy 239.53 mg / dl.

Conclusion : In this study, the results of Test Independent t test t test = 2.64 with p =

0,010 (p< 0.05) which means that there are significant differences in cholesterol levels before and after cupping therapy

Published
2018-02-20
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