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What causes high systolic and low diastolic blood pressure in a young athletic man?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Being athletic

This is physiologic rather than pathologic when a large stroke volume, often accompanied by a slow heart rate, is produced by the very strong heart.
I've seen it often as a sometime sports physician.

In brief: Being athletic

This is physiologic rather than pathologic when a large stroke volume, often accompanied by a slow heart rate, is produced by the very strong heart.
I've seen it often as a sometime sports physician.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: 2 causes

Aortic insufficiency or an av fistula can cause this type of abnormal physiology.
You should see a cardiologist.

In brief: 2 causes

Aortic insufficiency or an av fistula can cause this type of abnormal physiology.
You should see a cardiologist.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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