What is a low diastolic blood pressure?

Answer Diastolic blood pressure is the amount of pressure in the arteries when the heart is at rest. The Mayo Clinic defines a low diastolic blood pressure as a measurement less than 60 mm Hg (millimeters... Read More »

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What affects diastolic blood pressure?

Between heartbeats, when you feel no pulse, you might think your blood pressure drops to zero. Yet it remains high enough to keep your blood flowing and, depending on certain factors, may even clim... Read More »

What raises diastolic blood pressure?

Blood pressure is measured with two different readings know as systolic pressure and diastolic pressure. The diastolic measurement is the amount of pressure in blood vessels when the heart is relax... Read More »

What is a high systolic&diastolic blood pressure?

You measure blood pressure using two numbers, the systolic and diastolic. Systolic pressure measures your blood pressure as your heart beats and diastolic pressure measures the blood pressure betwe... Read More »

What is the meaning of a diastolic blood pressure reading?

Blood pressure is an important vital sign in determining the health of a patient. Diastolic blood pressure can tell much about a patient's cardiovascular health.What is Blood Pressure?When the hear... Read More »