You’ve definitely heard your doctor stress the importance of drinking enough water and maintaining good blood pressure. Hydration and blood pressure regulation are not only important for general health, but are also related. When you lose so much fluid that your body is unable to operate properly, you become dehydrated. Staying hydrated and drinking water helps maintain normal blood pressure and prevents that from occurring.
Manhattan Cardiology cardiologists Mary Greene, M.D., and Robert Pilchik, M.D., explain how dehydration may increase and decrease blood pressure and why these variations can be dangerous. Read the article.