Ten Common Symptoms And Signs Of Hypertension

High blood pressure is a measurement of the force exerted on the arteries. Do you suffer from hypertension? Are you aware of the most common symptoms and signs of hypertension? This article will provide comprehensive information on the most common signs and symptoms of hypertension.

Generally, people disregard elevated blood pressure. Even those who take medication only take it for a short period. Ninety percent of patients with high blood pressure are noncompliant with their medication, according to studies.

Without proper control of your blood pressure, it can cause severe problems with your heart, kidneys, brain, and eyes. For vital organs to be protected, it is necessary to maintain healthy blood pressure.

The recommended blood pressure is 120/80. If your blood pressure is higher than 140/90, you are considered a hypertensive patient. A blood pressure reading between 120 and 140 is called pre-hypertensive.

Exercise, a low-sodium diet, quitting smoking, lowering cholesterol, and eating vegetables can help regulate the condition.
How will you discover that you have hypertension?
Typically, high blood pressure causes no symptoms; thus, it is a silent killer. Numerous coincidental symptoms, on the other hand, are widely believed to be associated with hypertension. Headaches, nosebleeds, dizziness, flushed skin, and fatigue are just some of the symptoms. While many of these symptoms are related to high blood pressure, they occur just as frequently in those with normal blood pressure. Why do these symptoms manifest? If a person has severe or long-standing hypertension and does not treat it, symptoms such as headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, restlessness, and blurred vision can occur due to brain, eye, heart, and kidney damage. In rare cases, hypertension may cause brain swelling, which may result in drowsiness or coma.

Briefly, Hypertension has the following 10 common symptoms.
1. headache
2. Nosebleed (Epistaxis)
3. Breathlessness
4. tinnitus(Ringing in Ears)
5. sleepiness, Insomnia
6. confusion
7. Fatigue
8. profuse sweating.vomiting
9. low libido or lack of sexual desire
10 Blurred vision

If you have no above symptoms, it does not mean that you have no high blood pressure. Remember most common sign of high Blood pressure is that ” It Has No Symptom.” The best way to keep you healthy is to have your blood pressure checked at regular intervals.
I wish you all good health.

 

References:

CERIMETRIC DETERMINATION OF FOUR ANTIHYPERTENSIVE DRUGS IN …. http://www.scielo.cl/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0717-97072011000400011

High blood pressure – adults: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000468.htm

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