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what is blood pressure measured in?
millimetres of mercury (mmHg)
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what are the 2 measurements of blood pressure?
systolic: the maximum preasure the heart produces. diastolic: the blood preasure between heart beats.
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what factors can cause a persons blood preasure to incease or decrease?
Increase: stress, alcohol, overweight, smoking. Decrease: excersise, balenced diet.
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what problems can high blood preasure cause?
burst blood vessils(stroke), kidney damage.
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what problems can low blood preasure cause?
Dizziness, bad blood circulation.
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systolic: the maximum preasure the heart produces. diastolic: the blood preasure between heart beats.

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what are the 2 measurements of blood pressure?

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Increase: stress, alcohol, overweight, smoking. Decrease: excersise, balenced diet.

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burst blood vessils(stroke), kidney damage.

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Dizziness, bad blood circulation.

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