I did not say that high BP reduces cardiaac output. What I said was "What is confusing is the implication that the "system" decides to increase pressure rather than heart rate; even at rest. "
IOW, if more circulation..."
"Thank you for your prompt and illuminating response.
Vessels can be constricted for at least two reasons: plaque blockage or inflexible arteries that dilate minimally. In response to the requirement for more oxygen it would seem that..."
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