Why is blood pressure lower while standing?

Answer Blood pressure is a measure of how hard your blood is pushing against the walls of your veins while it is pumped. Blood pressure is lower when standing due to gravity.Low Blood PressureLow blood pr... Read More »

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Does heat affect blood pressure in other words, if it's hot outside does it raise or lower blood pressure?

One of the many ways the body has, to regulate and maintain body temperature, is by circulation of the blood. While it's obvious that in cold weather more blood (at the right temperature) is sent r... Read More »

What is the effects of sitting, standing and laying down on blood pressure?

Normally all BP in standing postion BP will rise, 10-20 mmHg, while in sitting & lying down it falls 10-20 or more depending on age & pathological.It is constant virtually until teens or early man ... Read More »

What is an average blood pressure in each sitting, standing and laying down position?

normal blood pressure is 120/70 mm/Hg. most position is sitting and no activities when you test.if you have high hypertention you can see to

Best way to lower Blood Pressure?

I do not know of any that do not carry a side effect. What I do know is that what ever treatment that the doctor gives to you, it is very important that you maintain a balanced diet so as to maint... Read More »