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what causes diastolic blood pressure to rise

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: Yes anxiety can raise your no. That is why many patients have a mildly elevated no in doctors offices.Y wife does and jet np at he is normal.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederman Concepcion
22 years experience Cardiology
How low? : If is two low, aortic valve regurgitation (leakage), could be the cause. A physical examination can help screen for that.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Not many: Not many and not that important. Most common reason would be aortic insufficiency (leaky aortic valve). Other than that, there are artifacts (errors) ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Aging.: As we age vessels become stiffer. Stiffer vessels are associated with this.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Dependens: As we age, the systolic blood pressure rises and the diastolic blood pressure decreases some. This is different for different populations of course. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
2 causes: Aortic insufficiency or an av fistula can cause this type of abnormal physiology. You should see a cardiologist.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Second opinion: Diastolic blood pressures over 80 in a 43 year old are not normal and may reflect any number of disorders associated with vascular compliance. I recom ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
<80 mm of Hg: Normal diastolic pressure is less than 80 mm of mercury.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Diastolic pressure: The diastolic blood pressure represents the lowest blood pressure that the vessels are subjected to during the circulation of the blood by the pumping ... Read More
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