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Its at about this point that I tell my patients to "take a couple of deep breaths, and think some relaxing thoughts..."


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Introduction Hypertension is one of the most common medical diagnoses, and also one of the most well studied. Hypertension rarely causes any symptoms in its own right, but is clinically…

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Blood pressure in relation to the pulse. Note also the pressure of the BP cuff

Physiology of Blood Pressure

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The physics Flow = pressure difference / resistance Thus, the two main factors in determining flow are pressure within a vessel, and the resistance of a vessel. Velocity The velocity…

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