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What is the pulse and how do I check it?

January 8, 2021

From the Medical News Today website

The pulse is a crucial measure of the heart rate. An extremely slow pulse combined with dizziness can indicate shock and help identify internal bleeding.

A pulse that is too quick, on the other hand, points to high blood pressure and cardiovascular problems.

With practice, it is easy to take your own pulse and those of other people.

But what is the pulse, why is it important, and what is the best way to find and measure the pulse? This article gives straightforward guidance.

From → Health & Safety

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