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And what exactly is blood pressure? Is it the pressure of the blood as it exits the heart?

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Dr. Robert Vorhies
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Precisely

The pressure is generated by the heart and depends on several factors.
Blood volume and hormonal influences also effect a person's blood pressure.

In brief: Precisely

The pressure is generated by the heart and depends on several factors.
Blood volume and hormonal influences also effect a person's blood pressure.
Dr. Robert Vorhies
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