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Will A Fever Increase Cardiac Output
Increased pulse: When one has a fever, the body usually responds with vasodilatation (widening of blood vessels) to be nearer the outside of your body and let the heat dissipate. With widening of the vessels the heart must increase the pulse rate to maintain proper blood pressure. There is much more to this and an md can fill you in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If cardiac output of 4 l/min is exercised maximally, and cardiac output increases to 8 l/min. What is the cardiac reserve?
It doesn't: Hypertension increases a parameter known as after load (the obstacle the heart is working against). All other things being equal, high blood pressure produces less volume of blood pumped with each heartbeat for any given amount of work by the heart. The heart thus increases how hard it is working with each beat which is one of the ways in which heart damage results from hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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