LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE NOW – LITTLE KNOWN BREAKTHROUGH TO LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE

LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE NOW – LITTLE KNOWN SECRET TO LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE   For years I’ve wondered why my blood pressure was not in the normal range most of the time.  I’m healthy, not overweight, have a good diet.   I tried different foods, sleeping more, changing diet. I even  bought cuffs to test daily and tried everything to lower it, from reducing salt intake to taking niacin. Little helped.   Then one day, I noticed something as I took my BP at CVS pharmacy machine in the back of the Lafayette, CA store.  My blood pressure was 118 over 74 – this in the middle of the day when my blood pressure is always high! I tried again and got a similar 111 over 76 reading. I tried a third time and got 118/79.  I tried to figure if  anything was different.   I did notice something. I WAS SITTING UP PERFECTLY STRAIGHT. I never considered myself a sloucher  but I do have a little swayback and sometimes will relax in that position instead of pulling my stomach up and in. Just for heck I thought I’d try slouching and , sure enough, my blood pressure went up to 135/89. about what it normally has been during midday. I tried several more times alternating between sitting straight up and slouching and every time I sat up the BP was in the normal range and when I slouched it was in the mid-to-high range! I checked out my findings and found actual data to validate that bad posture can result in high blood pressure, and not just slouching. There are a raft of suggestions...