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Blood pressure

Blood pressure is a measurement used in medicine. In the body, the arteries carry blood away from the heart. As blood travels through the arteries, it presses against the walls of the arteries. Blood pressure measures how hard the blood is pushing against the walls of the arteries. Usually, "blood pressure" measures the pressure in larger arteries delivering blood to body parts other than the lungs, like the brachial artery in the arm. Blood pressure is usually measured in millimeters of mercury mmHg. There are two numbers in a blood pressure. The first is the systolic pressure. It measure ...

                                     

ⓘ Blood pressure

  • Blood pressure is a measurement used in medicine. In the body, the arteries carry blood away from the heart. As blood travels through the arteries, it
  • Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is higher than it should be. This requires
  • blood pressure A person with low blood pressure is called hypotensive. Everybody s blood pressure is different. Some people have naturally low blood
  • ventricle pumps blood to the rest of the body. This is why we have a pulse. Because the heart muscle contracts during systole, systolic pressure is the highest
  • A blood vessel is a tube that carries blood in the circulatory system. Blood vessels that take blood away from the heart are arteries. Blood vessels that
  • diastole, diastolic pressure is the lowest pressure within the arterial blood stream during each heart beat. The highest arterial pressure happens when the
  • SFIG - moh - mə - NOM - i - tər also called a blood pressure meter, blood pressure monitor, or blood pressure gauge is a device used to measure blood pressure in humans. It was
  • blood. When blood vessels vasoconstrict, this increases blood pressure Sometimes, blood pressure is too high and this can cause heart disease, so people
  • which is the narrowing of blood vessels. When vessels widen, blood flow is increased. This in turn decreases blood pressure Drugs that cause vasodilation
  • in the blood and other body parts of people who have the pressure around them decrease too quickly. These bubbles may block the flow of blood and starve