When is diastolic blood pressure too low?

Answer 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 »

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What happens when diastolic blood pressure is high?

Blood pressure is the pressure exerted on the walls of arterial blood vessels as the heart pumps and relaxes. Measured using a sphygmomanometer, the systolic pressure measures the peak pressure on... Read More »

Can a diastolic blood pressure reading be 0?

On One Hand: Conditions of Zero Blood PressureDiastolic blood pressure would drop to zero if all the blood pumped out of the heart passed through the arteries to the smaller vessels, according to t... 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 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 »