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what can cause the diastolic prssure to stay at 40 t0 45 and at the same time the the systolic stays around 179
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There are many reasons for such a wide "pulse pressure". One such explanation would be a leaky aortic valve (aortic insufficiency). An echocardiogram would be able to diagnose this.
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