Does High Blood Pressure Mean Too Much Blood?

Q: Since blood pressure is kind of pressure that blood pushes against blood vessels, does high blood pressure mean that there is too much blood in my arterial vessel?

A: No, high blood pressure means that there is something wrong with your vessels than makes the vessel much narrower. Therefore, the arterial blood pressure began to rise steeply.

Q: Can Hypertensive Patient Donate Blood?

A: We do not recommend hypertensive patients donate blood unless the blood pressure is quite stable. There are a lot of risky factors in the progress of donating blood. If the blood pressure decreases after blood donation, it may cause blood clots and even myocardial infarction, which can be fatal.

 

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