Author : Said Kudo*, Ferniawati Antara, Helty Chandra Petrus
Known as hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition where an increase in blood pressure above the normal threshold is 120/80 mmHg. Laor is a Polychaeta organism that rises to the surface of the sea to breed. Research purposes to see the effect of the consumption of Laor Worms (Polychaeta) on Reducing High Blood Pressure in Patients with Hypertension in the Work Area ofthe health centers in the West Tobelo District, North Halmahera Regency This type of research is a research "queasy experimental design with pre-post test control group". With a large sample of 20 respondents in the Work Area ofthe Public Health Center in Kikut District, West Tobelo, North Halmahera Regency by means of non-probability sampling, the type of saturated sampling. Based on the results of statistical tests (SPSS) Obtained a significant value = 0.000> 0.05, or the calculated T value (9,000)> T table (2,776), the test results of the statistical analysis (SPSS) Showed that the Laor worm capsule extract to Decrease blood pressure by therefore in the experimental group Ho was rejected and Ha was accepted (where sig> 0.05). While in the control group the value of sig = 0.213 is Obtained so that it has been proven that Ho is accepted Because of the value of sig> 0.05. Laor worm capsule Effectively extract can reduce blood pressure in people with hypertension. Apart from controlling blood pressure, hypertension sufferers make-Laor can extract as herbal medicine that can reduce high blood pressure. Key words: Hypertension, Laor Worm Extract Capsules.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD