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What is blood pressure written in?
mmHG
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What is systolic pressure?
The maximum pressure the heart produces
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What is diastolic pressure?
The pressure between heart beats
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what causes an increase in blood pressure?
Stress, high alcohol intake, smoking and being overweight
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What causes a decrease in blood pressure?
Regular exercise and a balanced diet
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What can high blood pressure cause?
Blood vessels to burst, causing damage to the brain(stroke) and the kidneys
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What can low blood pressure cause?
Dizziness, fainting and poor circulation in the hands and feet
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What is fitness?
The ability to do physical activity
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What is health?
Being free from disease
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What is general fitness measured by?
Cardiovascular efficiency
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What are the other ways of measuring fitness?
Strength, flexibility, stamina, agility and speed
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What is systolic pressure?

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The maximum pressure the heart produces

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What is diastolic pressure?

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what causes an increase in blood pressure?

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What causes a decrease in blood pressure?

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