Archive for December, 2010

Laura’s Corner – Feeling the Blood Pressure

Laura’s Corner – Feeling the Blood Pressure

A trip to the doctor’s office usually includes checking your blood pressure. Do you know why? And what does 120 over 80 really mean? First, what is blood pressure? It’s the force of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as the heart pumps. When nurses use an inflatable arm cuff and stethoscope to […]