Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps out blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats, pumping the blood. This is called systolic pressure. When your heart is at rest, between beats, your blood pressure falls. This is the diastolic … Read More
Vascular studies are noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) procedures used to assess the blood flow in arteries and veins. A transducer (like a microphone) sends out ultrasonic sound waves at a frequency too high to be heard.
Sleep studies allow doctors to measure how much and how well you sleep.They also help show whether you have sleep problems and how severe they are. Sleep studies are important because untreated sleep disorders can increase your risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke , and other medical conditions. Sleep disorders also have been linked to an increased risk … Read More
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