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What is the meaning of diastolic pressure?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Pressure in artery

It is the pressure in your arteries when the heart is relaxed as opposed to the systolic pressure which is the pressure when the heart muscle contracts.

In brief: Pressure in artery

It is the pressure in your arteries when the heart is relaxed as opposed to the systolic pressure which is the pressure when the heart muscle contracts.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: Filling

Diastole is the filling or relaxation phase of the heart.
Diastolic pressure is the pressure noted when the heart is in its filling phase or relaxed.

In brief: Filling

Diastole is the filling or relaxation phase of the heart.
Diastolic pressure is the pressure noted when the heart is in its filling phase or relaxed.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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