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Why does your diastolic pressure sometimes lower after exercise?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Vaso-dilation
Because of peripheral vaso-dilation.

In brief: Vaso-dilation
Because of peripheral vaso-dilation.
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Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Vasodilitation
Diastolic BP reflects the physiology of the vascular bed - blood vessels.
Exercise opens up large vascular beds in the muscles used and effectively lowers system vascular resistance temporarily - thus causing diastolic pressure to fall: it's normal!

In brief: Vasodilitation
Diastolic BP reflects the physiology of the vascular bed - blood vessels.
Exercise opens up large vascular beds in the muscles used and effectively lowers system vascular resistance temporarily - thus causing diastolic pressure to fall: it's normal!
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Also a good sign. In pre-hypertensives, DBP will rise!
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