120/80 mmHg is normal BP - What has been its basis?
Posted: 26 February 2016 02:45 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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1) Who discovered that 120/80 mmHg is normal blood pressure?
2) What type of experiment and samples were used for generalization of 120/80 mmHg as normal blood pressure?
3)What are the health-fitness characteristics associated with 120/80 mmHg to claim that it is the best blood pressure range?

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Posted: 06 March 2016 12:51 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Hi Vinodh,

Sorry for the late response. But here is the document US Preventive TAsk Force about screening for high blood pressure: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK269495/

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