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Exercise-induced hypertension ( diastolic)

Patient: I’m a 50 year old triathlete with mild hypertension. My diastolic BP is always hovering 85. While jogging, it (BP) can rise 170/110. Now my question is this: how long can an athlete run with this type of BP?

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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