Then we looked at the usual suspects. He was standing and talking for the most part when getting his initial results – we had him sit quietly, in a chair, feet flat on the floor, back straight, with his arm on a table.
His results lowered, but remained considerably outside of his normal range.
Then one of our engineers asked him what he’d consumed the day before. He ticked off an (abnormally) healthy diet, followed by the phrase that was a Eureka moment for all of us:
“I took a bunch of salt supplements before I went out training in the hot weather.”