What is the definition of blood pressure?

Answer Blood pressure is the combination of the force generated by the heart to pump blood and the force generated back by the arteries resisting blood flow. Systolic pressure, or the higher number, is th... Read More »

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What is the definition of high blood pressure?

According to the American Heart Association, high blood pressure is best defined as having a systolic and diastolic pressure of 140/90mmHg (millimeters of mercury) or more. High blood pressure is a... Read More »

Does heat affect blood pressure in other words, if it's hot outside does it raise or lower blood pressure?

One of the many ways the body has, to regulate and maintain body temperature, is by circulation of the blood. While it's obvious that in cold weather more blood (at the right temperature) is sent r... Read More »

High blood pressure--What multiple supplement lowers blood pressure?

Homeopathic Treatment for High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) :-Head remedy; with nervousness (during pregnancy use with care) Rauwolfia S.Q(Mother Tincture) 4 hourly With depression; suicidal tende... Read More »

What exactly is blood pressure and what are the risks if you have high blood pressure Im curious?

High blood pressure is when your blood vessels (the tubes that carry blood around your body) are slightly narrower for some reason causing pressure inside them. It could be due to cholesterol (whic... Read More »