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Why do I experience a low heart rate with normal/high blood pressure and a high heart rate with low blood pressure? Thanks

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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A distance. Everything you describe is a behavior/sign/symptom, none causal.
Heart rate, strength of contraction (both heart functions) ; BP (mean arteriole resistance) are all controlled 24/7, split-second by split-second, by our brain/mind at below conscious, autonomic nervous system level. While alterations in heart muscle size & function (usual doc focus) are also a factor, these are secondary

In brief: No Easy Answers from

A distance. Everything you describe is a behavior/sign/symptom, none causal.
Heart rate, strength of contraction (both heart functions) ; BP (mean arteriole resistance) are all controlled 24/7, split-second by split-second, by our brain/mind at below conscious, autonomic nervous system level. While alterations in heart muscle size & function (usual doc focus) are also a factor, these are secondary
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Study: http://www.biosbcc.net/doohan/sample/htm/COandMAPhtm.htm for some of the basic principles of Heart Rate, Stroke Volume (Venous Return) & Total Peripheral Resistance (a summation of the average size of all body arterioles under constant control from our brain stem & powerfully affected by emotional states/perceptions).
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