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Low Blood Pressure High Pulse

June 20, 2013

(The Old) Holistic Health & Living

By Ken Meyer

blood pressure machineWhat would you say if I told you that it is possible to have low blood pressure with a very high pulse rate?

Well, it is true, and it can be very confusing and potentially harmful if not identified and treated.

This condition is called Neurally Mediated Hypotension (NMH), also known as the fainting reflex and autonomic dysfunction, and it is a condition which involves miscommunication between the heart and the brain.

A researcher into this phenomenon recently stated: “We think that in these patients, the heart is generally normal and the brain is normal, but the reflex interaction between the two is what is out of kilter. And what seems to trigger that dysfunction is a state of a low amount of blood in the ventricle of the heart while standing. It is either low because you’ve started with a lesser volume of blood, for…

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