Diurnal Variation of Blood Pressure Among Hypertensive Patients
Blood pressure is featured by being variable during the day. In normal individuals, blood pressure reaches the highest level in mid-morning and then falls progressively throughout the remainder of the day. Having an abnormal blood pressure pattern, such as hypertension means that the normal diurnal variation of blood pressure will be different. Leading up to this, there will be problems occurring consequently from these changes. This report demonstrates the diurnal variation of blood pressure among hypertensive patients and the different dipping patterns observed during nighttime.