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How does intense aerobic exercise of 30 minutes duration (90%-95% max hr) affect your blood pressure immediately after you stop?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Blood pressure respo: During vigorous exercise the systolic blood pressure and heart rate increase significantly. This is a normal response. It healthy people, after stopping vigorous exercise, the blood pressure gradually drops over a period of minutes. The time it takes to return to baseline blood pressure is somewhat variable.

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Last updated Oct 7, 2019

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