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Diastolic blood pressure is the pressure of blood against the walls of the arteries when the heart relaxes between beats. It is the bottom number...
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I guess I don't get why a diastolic (the BOTTOM number) of 70-90 is considered "high"? "Normal BP" USED to be 120/80 (I know...
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The blood pressure reading is measured in millimeters of mercury and is written as systolic pressure, the force of the blood against the artery walls...
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The Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure has classified blood pressure measurements...
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Your blood pressure readings while being on the low side, are not in themselves...
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During relaxation of the heart (diastole) the left ventricle of the heart fills with blood returning from the lungs. The left ventricle then...
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A blood pressure reading appears as two numbers. The first and higher of the two is a measure of systolic pressure, or the pressure in the arteries...
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The blood pressure usually is measured with a small, portable instrument called a blood pressure cuff (sphygmomanometer). (Sphygmo is Greek for pulse...
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It means that you have an elevated diastolic blood pressure that may need treatment should it persist. It is important to get several BP readings...
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I have had personal experience in losing weight through following a diet low in carbohydrates and moderate exercise.A low carb diet coupled with...
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Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure or force of blood against the blood vessels (arteries). Blood pressure is written as two numbers...
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The body has mechanisms to alter or maintain blood pressure and blood flow. There are sensors that sense blood pressure in the walls of the arteries...
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A BP of 165/95 is still too high and it puts you at risk. While some people can tolerate higher pressures than others, that does not make it...
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I can see why you would ask this question. It seems like a very logical solution, doesn't it?However, I would not advise doing this. First of all...
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Hi, Your blood pressure rises with each heartbeat and falls when your heart relaxes between beats. While BP can change from minute to minute with...