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Old 08-04-13, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by gregf83 View Post
No I think he's correct. BP drops when you are dehydrated. Here's a graph from The influence of rehydration mode after exercise dehydration on cardiovascular function looking at how best to rehydrate someone who is dehydrated by 4% of bodyweight after exercise. They found a combination of IV and oral fluids was best at rehydrating and bringing BP up.



Thanks, I would have thought otherwise -- equating higher heart rate caused by dehydration, and higher heart rate causing higher BP. Looks like I should have done more home work.
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