Research shows getting grounded can lower blood pressure and improve your heart health
One of the most overlooked
problems in the development of arterial disease and high blood pressure is
hyperviscosity, which refers to thick and sticky blood that moves slowly
through the circulatory system. Hyperviscosity feeds the inflammatory process
that damages arteries, boosts blood pressure, and increases the risk of blood
I tell patients that their blood should flow like red wine—smoothly and easily. But for too many of them, and possibly you, their blood is thick like ketchup. That takes a lot more effort from the heart to circulate, and the pressure against the inside of arteries and blood vessels is much higher! So anything you can do to naturally thin your blood will help to lower blood pressure. That‘s where the practice of Earthing comes in.
, is when you physically reconnect your body with the free electrons that exist naturally in the Earth‘s surf
ace, either by going
barefoot outside or by sitting or lying on a special conductive device (such as
pads for the floor or bed) that‘s plugged into a three-pronged electrical
grounding outlet. Both actions allow the Earth‘s free electrons to enter the
body, where they synchronize all of your bioelectrical systems and powerfully
I‘ve been involved in some ongoing Earthing research that includes an investigation into how Earthing alters the electrical “charge” of your blood and improves its flow and viscosity. So far, indications are that Earthing is indeed a natural solution to thinning the blood. Earthing‘s positive effects on blood viscosity are so impressive, in fact, that . (Get more details on and to further reduce your risk of heart disease.)
Ease Into Earthing
Getting started with Earthing in an effort to help lower your blood pressure is easy. Here are some how-to tips:
To find out more about Earthing and Earthing products that ground you while you sleep, sit, or work, read Earthing (Basic Health, 2010, and available fromor ), the book I coauthored with Clint Ober—who discovered the health benefits of connecting with the Earth—and my writing colleague Marty Zucker.
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