Category: blood pressure

Astronauts lose as much as 22% of their blood while in space, as a reaction to the uniform blood pressure caused by microgravity. Until their body replaces this blood, many returning astronauts can’t stand for more than a few minutes without fainting.

Spiders don’t have muscles in their legs. They extend them using a system of hydraulics powered by their blood pressure. When they die, spiders’ legs curl up because the blood pressure is gone.

Farting helps reduce high blood pressure and is good for your health.

Farting helps reduce high blood pressure and is good for your health.

The giraffe has the highest blood pressure in the animal world because its heart must pump hard against gravity to reach its head.

Looking at an aquarium for 10 minutes delivers “significant health benefits” such as improving people’s mood, reduced heart rates and blood pressure.

It is possible to only have high blood pressure in the doctor’s office and it is called “White Coat Syndrome”.