Intermittent fasting is a phenomenon which can be observed in most humans, however, there are limited studies that focus on the effect of intermittent fasting on blood pressure variability.
However, it is general knowledge that fasting is not safe for everyone — so consult your physician before you begin.
Those who should not fast include:
- Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
- Children and teenagers
- People who have type 1 diabetes
- Those who have eating disorders