Efectos del envejecimiento sobre la presión sanguínea

Al envejecer los vasos sanguíneos se hacen menos elásticos. La presión sanguínea promedio aumenta de 120/70 a 150/90 y puede mantenerse hasta un poco más alta aun con tratamiento. Los vasos sanguíneos también se vuelven más lentos para responder a los cambios de posición del cuerpo.Efectos del envejecimiento sobre la presión sanguínea

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Last reviewed 9/4/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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