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What exactly is happening to my body when the systolic and diastolic pressures change?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Reduced perfusion

Hello sherry -- when the BP is low, the perfusion (blood flow and oxygen delivery) to the internal organs and tissues is reduced -- and when severe, it can cause ischemia and cell death.

In brief: Reduced perfusion

Hello sherry -- when the BP is low, the perfusion (blood flow and oxygen delivery) to the internal organs and tissues is reduced -- and when severe, it can cause ischemia and cell death.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Blood pressure

Blood pressure is produced by the interrelationships of the vascular resistance, the blood volume and the mechanical force of contraction of the heart pumping blood into the vascular tree.
Changes in any of these parameters can change the blood pressure, so BP measures multiple components.

In brief: Blood pressure

Blood pressure is produced by the interrelationships of the vascular resistance, the blood volume and the mechanical force of contraction of the heart pumping blood into the vascular tree.
Changes in any of these parameters can change the blood pressure, so BP measures multiple components.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Thank
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