Here’s a short video complete with pictures to report how using a hot tub is safe for people with hypertension. The video was produced by the National Swimming Pool Foundation, the good folks who were also instrumental in getting the MAHC process rolling.
Since heart disease, including high blood pressure, is so common, we thought it would be important to send this along. People with heart problems should not automatically assume that immersion in hot water is bad for them. In fact, the relaxation effect may actually be beneficial. Here is Dr. Becker on the subject: