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What's more important diastolic or systolic pressure?
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Both, actually
In actuality, they're both important for their own reasons.
The systolic pressure should be lower than 120 and the diastolic lower than 80 for optimal health and risk reduction (i.e. Heart disease and stroke).

In brief: Both, actually
In actuality, they're both important for their own reasons.
The systolic pressure should be lower than 120 and the diastolic lower than 80 for optimal health and risk reduction (i.e. Heart disease and stroke).
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Henry Cusnir
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Both
Both.

In brief: Both
Both.
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