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Blood Pressure is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessels, caused by heart contractions forcing a constant volume of blood around a closed system. Under certain circumstances your blood pressure can go up, this is called high blood pressure or hypertension. The opposite is called hypotension, the most common symptoms experienced is fatigue, blurred vision and dizziness. This means that there is insufficient blood circulating around the body. Normal average systolic/diastolic blood pressure in a healthy adult of average size and weight is 120/80 mm Hg.