Good afternoon CHIPsters!
What does exactly does “120/80″ mean? 120/80mmHg is the standard blood pressure reading, where 120mmHg is the pressure* when the heart pumps blood to parts of the body (contracting), and 80mmHg is the pressure* when the heart relaxes and fills with blood before the next contraction (refilling). Does it mean the same thing to every single person? Blood pressure readings vary from person to person as it depends upon their diet, age, and genetic makeup…
Come find out the remaining information about BP & BG at our next Training Session on Wednesday Oct. 22nd at 7:45pm in TCC 432. Register for the event on the Event Signup page!
*pressure=the force exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels