High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Blood pressure is the amount of force exerted against the walls of the arteries as blood flows through them. Blood pressure is the measure of the force of blood pushing against...
Category - Blood pressure
Blood pressure is the pressure of blood in the large arteries of man. There are two measures of blood pressure:
-systolic blood pressure is the pressure of blood at the moment of maximum contraction of the heart.
-diastolic blood pressure is the pressure of blood in the moment of the maximum relaxation of the heart.