Why Is My Bottom Blood Pressure Number High? Center

Isolated diastolic hypertension (IDH) occurs when your systolic blood pressure is normal, and only your diastolic blood pressure is high (over 80 mm Hg). Causes of high diastolic blood pressure include a high-sodium diet, obesity, lack of physical activity, excessive alcohol consumption, stress and anxiety. Read more: Why Is My Bottom Blood Pressure Number High? Article

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