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Could holding your breath increase or decrease blood pressure?

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Dr. Anila Khaliq
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

it does , because when you inspire ( take in deep breath ) your intrathoracic cavity develops negative pressure and will drop your pressure , it's the opposite when you expire

In brief: Yes

it does , because when you inspire ( take in deep breath ) your intrathoracic cavity develops negative pressure and will drop your pressure , it's the opposite when you expire
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