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Sys… what?

I know, I know. We’ve talked about this before, but the basics are worth repeating. Blood pressure is the pressure that occurs in the blood vessels when the blood is driven from the heart to the rest of the body. The peak in pressure is the so-called systolic or upper pressure, whereas the lower or …

Systolic and Diastolic blood pressure

What is high blood pressure and what is systolic and diastolic?

So you got diagnosed with high blood pressure (aka hypertension), but what does it mean? Blood is carried from the heart to all parts of the body in blood vessels. Each time the heart beats, it pumps blood into the vessels. Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which …