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Why does your blood pressure fluctuate?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: It needs to adjust

If it didn't you would faint every time you stood up.
It needs to adjust to gravity and temperature as well as other conditions.

In brief: It needs to adjust

If it didn't you would faint every time you stood up.
It needs to adjust to gravity and temperature as well as other conditions.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Ali Valika
blood pressure undergoes diurnal variation and follows your bodies natural circadian rhythm with fluctuations. It is normal for BP to drop at night, and isactually a good prognostic sign, compared to those patients who this does not happen.
Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Your body's

Need for BP fluctuates...More for activity & less for rest.

In brief: Your body's

Need for BP fluctuates...More for activity & less for rest.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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