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Subject:  Re: OT: High blood pressure --> brain damage Date:  11/15/2012  1:03 PM
Author:  impolite Number:  868734 of 890202

Unless someone's actually testing your BP or you're testing it with a machine, there's no way to really know that you're BP is lowering. Feeling stressed or not stressed is not always related to blood pressure going up - there are some who can experience stress and their BP doesn't rise, and there are many who don't feel stressed but they have high BP.

On this same note, isn't BP usually called "the silent killer" because of how it goes unnoticed until dire?

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