Blood pressure drop on standing 'may be linked to dementia'



"Have you ever felt dizzy when you stand up?" asks the Mail Online. "You could be more at risk of dementia," the website warns.
Researchers in Holland found a weak link between blood pressure drops on standing and the chances of getting dementia. But whether or not people felt dizzy made no difference to the results.
Our blood circulation is designed to compensate for changes in posture to keep a constant flow of blood throughout the body, no matter what we're doing.
When we stand up, our heart automatically pumps faster to keep blood pressure up and ensure blood reaches... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 50
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