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Is there any danger with my blood pressure being upside down on the inversion bed?

I have High Blood Pressure (extreme) and am currently on several medications to control it. I also have some bulging discs that cause terrible back pain . I have tried therapy , heat, massage, spinal injections and pain medications for the back pain. I am now considering an inversion bed to try and relieve my back pain. Is there any danger with my blood pressure being upside down on the inversion bed?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Jan 2010
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Hi.. In general, inversion therapy can transiently cause rise in the blood pressure due  to increase in the venous return to the heart.. But as the blood pressure increases to a higher level an alternative mechanism will be activated in bringing down the pressures to a normal levels.. These mechanism are usually kept intact in every one including one with hypertension.. On few occasions these mechanism may fail.. Hence only trial can let you know if there will be any effects on the BP...

Answered: Sat, 30 Jan 2010
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