- Created by: Hhazel
- Created on: 26-02-13 12:30
Fitness and health,blood pressure:
.Blood pressure is highest when the heart contracts (squeezes)-this is the systolic pressure.
.Blood pressure is lowest when the heart relaxes-this is the dystolic pressure.
.An average persons blood pressure is 135/85
.Blood pressure can get higher due to-too much salt in the diet,being overweight,getting older and not doing exercise and keeping fit.