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What does diastolic pressure relate to?
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Dr. Jerry Routh
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Artery Stiffness
The diastolic blood pressure or the "bottom number" when the blood pressure is taken is when the pressure at which the heart beat is no longer heard by the stethescope.
It is related to the stiffness of the arterial tree in the body. The stiffer the artery the higher the diastolic pressure.

In brief: Artery Stiffness
The diastolic blood pressure or the "bottom number" when the blood pressure is taken is when the pressure at which the heart beat is no longer heard by the stethescope.
It is related to the stiffness of the arterial tree in the body. The stiffer the artery the higher the diastolic pressure.
Dr. Jerry Routh
Dr. Jerry Routh
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Diastolic pressure
Related to peripheral vascular resistance and intravascular blood volume in diastole.

In brief: Diastolic pressure
Related to peripheral vascular resistance and intravascular blood volume in diastole.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Sandeep Chandra
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Diastolic BP
That is the pressure in the arteries when they are relaxed.
Normal should be 80 or less.

In brief: Diastolic BP
That is the pressure in the arteries when they are relaxed.
Normal should be 80 or less.
Dr. Sandeep Chandra
Dr. Sandeep Chandra
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