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How blood pressure works - Wilfred Manzano

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If you lined up all the blood vessels in your body, they’d be 60 thousand miles long. And every day, they carry the equivalent of over two thousand gallons of blood to the body’s tissues. What effect does this pressure have on the walls of the blood vessels? Wilfred Manzano gives the facts on blood pressure.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Wilfred Manzano
  • Director Nick Sazani
  • Producer Steve Shin, Samantha Scharff, Matthew Chadwick, Arielle Matorana
  • Editor Leroy Patterson
  • Script Editor Eleanor Nelsen
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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