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Old 10-03-2009
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Heart Arteriolar Constriction in Hypertension

Ok, as far as I understand is that when you have high pressure in a tube you have to decrease the resistance in order to maintain the flow.
The equation is
Pressure = Flow / Resistance

Then how come we have increased resistance (vaso constriction) in hypertension ?
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