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How Blood Pressure Works Animation – Understanding Blood Pressure Measurement Monitor Readings Video

junio 11, 2018

[VidSitePro id=45 ]The force of blood on artery walls is called blood pressure normal pressure is important for the proper flow of blood from the heart to the body’s organs and tissues each heartbeat forces blood to the rest of the body near the heart pressure is higher and away from it lower blood pressure depends on many things including how much blood the hardest pumping and the diameter of the arteries the blood is moving through generally the more blood that’s pumped and the narrower the artery the higher the pressure is blood pressure is measured both as the heart contracts which is called systole and as it relaxes which is called diastole systolic blood pressure is measured when the heart ventricles contract diastolic blood pressure is measured when the heart ventricles relax a systolic pressure of 115 millimeters of mercury is considered normal as is a diastolic pressure of 70 commonly this pressure would be stated as 115 over 70 stressful situations can temporarily cause blood pressure to rise if a person has a consistent blood pressure reading of 140 over 90 he would be evaluated for high blood pressure left untreated high blood pressure can damage important organs such as the brain and kidneys as well as lead to a stroke you

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