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My bp is around 120/30. Why is my diastolic pressure so low?

My bp is around 120/30. Why is my diastolic pressure so low? I m very fit and in the Army. I ve taken my blood pressure several times in different places. Low diastolic pressure doesn t make sense
Asked On : Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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This is interesting. What is your pulse rate when these relaxed figures occur please? and how does it ( -your pulse) behave when you run say, at jogging pace on a cardio machine for a minute? Indicated pressures on their own are quite meaningless, in the absence of simultaneous pulse rates . And you must remember, of course, that neither of the readings you are getting (systolic and diastolic) is actually the true pressure. They are only indirect reflections of pressures which -even themselves- (!) aren't true values. That is, they are NOT the pressures generated by your heart.......
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