health and medicine question #2119



Ava Gabourel, a 13 year old female from New York asks on June 2, 2004,

Q:

Who discovered High Blood Pressure and what year?

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the answer

Barry Shell answered on June 9, 2004, A:

Not sure what you mean by this question, but a quick google search turned up a site about the history of blood pressure measurement. The first recorded case was in 1733 when a Reverend Stephen Hales measured the blood pressure of a horse. You can learn more at Health Perfect Ltd in England.

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