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If you have HBP does your heart beat faster or slower ?

If you have HBP ,does your heart beat faster or slower ?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Usually, high blood pressure is caused by a higher pulse rate, but other factors, such as high amounts of sodium, can also raise blood pressure. However, it is generally found in conjuncture with a higher pulse rate.
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