What is the definition of diastolic pressure?

Answer Diastolic pressure is the minimum pressure the circulatory system experiences and can be detected as change in the sound of blood flow when using a sphygmomanometer (stehoscope & inflatable cuff). ... Read More »

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My bp is around 120/30. Why is my diastolic pressure so low?

This is interesting. What is your pulse rate when these relaxed figures occur please? and how does it ( -your pulse) behave when you run say, at jogging pace on a cardio machine for a minute?Indica... Read More »

What is a low diastolic blood pressure?

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 »

What is diastolic&systolic pressure?

Blood pressure is the amount of pressure that blood exerts against artery walls as it flows through them. The pressure results from the heart pumping blood through the body and the force created as... Read More »

When is diastolic blood pressure too low?

A diastolic blood pressure of 60 or below is considered to be low. For someone that has chronic low blood pressure, the body accepts the lower range as normal and often has no side effects. If a p... Read More »