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Does high blood pressure increase or decrease pulse?

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Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Depends

It depends on the situation.
For example, during exercise both the heart rate and blood pressure will increase. However, if the blood pressure rises at rest it can trigger a reflex which causes, bradycardia, or a slowing of the heart rate.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the situation.
For example, during exercise both the heart rate and blood pressure will increase. However, if the blood pressure rises at rest it can trigger a reflex which causes, bradycardia, or a slowing of the heart rate.
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