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Huh?: A BP of 10/6 indicates a major error in measurement or transcription. A typical BP might be 120/80 mm hg. A really low BP could be 80/40. Anything lower than that generally causes loss of consciousness. ...Read more
Not too low: Actually, that is pretty normal (normal is considered 90-120/60-80). You can't tell much by a single reading-if you take it 10 times today you will get 10 different readings. It's generally better to have it low than high.Low BP can be a sign of low adrenal function. Adrenal-support herbs like ashwagandha, rhodiola& cordyceps may help. Hawthorne, turmeric & coq10 are good for hearts.Try more salt! ...Read more
Blood Pressure: When lying down, the heart doesn't have to pump as hard to get blood to the upper parts of the body. When standing, the heart has to pump against gravity to get blood to the neck and head. The body compensates for the effects of gravity by increasing the heart rate and constricting blood vessels. ...Read more
I know that blood flows from a high pressure to lower pressure area, flowing through the path of least resistance?
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