blood pressure

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the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels

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Adult School student Shareace Browne takes Rosemary England's blood presure, above, at Thursday's Senior Expo.
It can lead to stress, depression and serious illnesses such as high blood presure, ulcers and heart complaints.
They attribute the blood presure decline to intensified treatment programs for hypertension and to dietary changes such as lower salt intake, a trend made possible when families began preserving their food through refrigeration rather than salting.
Although it has been postulated that patients with cardiovascular disease are more susceptible to air pollution, most of the evidence with respect to heart rate, blood presure, and heart rate variability has been found a populations without cardiovascular disease.