September 19, 2021

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That decline is also equal to the effects of some blood pressure-lowering drug regimens.
Systolic blood pressure indicates how much pressure the blood exerts against artery walls while the heart beats – it is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Even six weeks after they quit doing IMST, the IMST group maintained most of that improvement.
What’s more, the treatment group also saw a 45 percent improvement in vascular endothelial function, or the ability for arteries to expand upon stimulation, and a significant increase in levels of nitric oxide, a molecule key for dilating arteries and preventing plaque buildup.