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Hypertension is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis. The purpose of this review is to investigate the role of Ramadan fasting in hypertension. This research is a type of literature review. Data from articles were gathered by searching "Ramadan fasting and hypertension" in Google Scholar, Bio-med, and Pub-med. The researchers have six articles that developed in the synthesis table and utilize as the foundation for our discussion after identifying the articles that support our research purpose. As fact, we found that fasting throughout Ramadan had no effect on blood pressure, hypoglycemia, or ketonemia in hypertensive patients. Lastly, fasting throughout Ramadan help hypertension patients lower their blood pressure as well.
Keyword: Ramadan, fasting, hypertension