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Can you have a high blood pressure but low pulse rate?

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Dr Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Yes

Blood pressure is also affected by your peripheral blood vessels and can be high even if you have a low pulse rate.

In brief: Yes

Blood pressure is also affected by your peripheral blood vessels and can be high even if you have a low pulse rate.
Dr Eric Toloza
Dr Eric Toloza
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Dr Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Yes, in fact hypertension or a high blood pressure can trigger a response known as the baroreceptor reflex.
The high blood pressure triggers sensors that cause a decreased heart response which acts to decrease decrease the high blood pressure by decreasing the cardiac output.

In brief: Yes

Yes, in fact hypertension or a high blood pressure can trigger a response known as the baroreceptor reflex.
The high blood pressure triggers sensors that cause a decreased heart response which acts to decrease decrease the high blood pressure by decreasing the cardiac output.
Dr Michael Fenster
Dr Michael Fenster
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