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dahy uh sto lik

  • a  of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole

  • Hypertension defined as having systolic blood pressure of 140 mmHg or diastolic pressure 90 mmHg, or higher is known to increase risk of stroke and heart attack.
  • Kids watching from 90 to 330 minutes of television each day had systolic and diastolic blood-pressure readings (the two numbers that indicate pressure caused by blood pumping from .
  • Blood pressure and heart risk rose in step: for each 10 mm increase in diastolic blood pressure (the bottom number of the ratio), the risk of having heart failure in their 40s .

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