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Why is there no increase in diastolic pressure after exercising?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Physiology

Diastolic pressure reflects the properties of the arterial tree in between heart beats.
Exercise causes blood vessels to dilate, reducing resistance to forward flow (decreased impedance or afterload). Diastolic pressure remains the same or even falls following vigorous exercise. Systolic pressure initially rises but it falls to below baseline levels during cooldown. This is normal exercise physio.

In brief: Physiology

Diastolic pressure reflects the properties of the arterial tree in between heart beats.
Exercise causes blood vessels to dilate, reducing resistance to forward flow (decreased impedance or afterload). Diastolic pressure remains the same or even falls following vigorous exercise. Systolic pressure initially rises but it falls to below baseline levels during cooldown. This is normal exercise physio.
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology

In brief: Because

The vessels supplying blood to muscles are maximally dilated.

In brief: Because

The vessels supplying blood to muscles are maximally dilated.
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