Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood. High blood pressure and high cholesterol, also known as hypertension, occurs when this force is very high.
Blood pressure usually increases with age and body size.
Newborn babies often have very low blood pressure values that are considered normal for them. Older adolescents, on the other hand, have values similar to those of adults….Readmore