# Atmospheric pressure

Why we can't feel the atmospheric pressure presses on our body?

 TUT317 Posts: 657, Reputation: 395 Senior Member #2 Feb 7, 2012, 04:19 AM
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 Originally Posted by victorsteh Why we can't feel the atmospheric pressure presses on our body?
Basically I think it is because the atmosphere exerts a pressure on our bodies while our bodies exert and equal pressure back. Hence homeostasis is maintained.

A biologist would be better able to explain the process better. No doubt it is a lot more complicated than that.

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 victorsteh Posts: 4, Reputation: 10 Junior Member #3 Feb 8, 2012, 10:13 AM
Atmospheric pressure is 760mmHg Our blood pressure out at avr 140mmHg running at 85 -90 mmHg not really equal pressure?
 victorsteh Posts: 4, Reputation: 10 Junior Member #4 Feb 8, 2012, 10:16 AM
Atmospheric pressure at 760mmHg and our blood pressure out at aver 120 -145mmHg running at diastolic 80-90 mmHg not equal pressure?

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