please define systolic pressure n diastolic pressure

Asked by cooltuktuk16 | 16th Sep, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure in the arteries when the heart contracts (beats) and pushes blood out into the body. In other words it is tghe pressure exerted on the walls of the arteries during the contraction phase of the heartbeat.
Diastolic pressure is the arterial blood pressure during the diastole phase of the cardiac cycle.

Answered by  | 17th Sep, 2010, 10:16: AM

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