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Blood Pressure Readings and Survival

Blood Pressure Readings and Survival

The blood flowing in your arteries exerts a force on the walls of the blood vessels. This force is known as blood pressure. Elevated, or lower than normal blood pressure readings may lead to serious complications.   Blood Pressure Readings Blood pressure readings are expressed as systolic and diastolic pressures. Systolic pressure is the force [...]

November 12, 2012 More