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What causes high systolic blood pressure, and low diastolic pressure?

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Dr. George Mathew
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Multiple!

Aortic-insufficiency or a-v fistula or pda!

In brief: Multiple!

Aortic-insufficiency or a-v fistula or pda!
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Dependens

As we age, the systolic blood pressure rises and the diastolic blood pressure decreases some.
This is different for different populations of course. If there is a very wide difference between the two however, i would be concerned about aortic valve insufficiency among other things. High systolic blood pressure should be treated with a low salt diet, exercise and, if necessary, medications.

In brief: Dependens

As we age, the systolic blood pressure rises and the diastolic blood pressure decreases some.
This is different for different populations of course. If there is a very wide difference between the two however, i would be concerned about aortic valve insufficiency among other things. High systolic blood pressure should be treated with a low salt diet, exercise and, if necessary, medications.
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