Do you have high blood pressure?
Do you know what are common symptoms and signs of high blood pressure? This article will give you comprehensive information about common signs and symptoms of high blood pressure.
High blood pressure is the measure of force against arteries.
Usually people ignore high blood pressure, especialy younger population. Even those who take medicine, only take antihypertensive medication for short time. Studies have proved that 90% of high blood pressure patients show non compliance with their medication. If you will not control your blood pressure it may lead to serious problems with your heart, kidneys, brain and eyes. If you want to save your vital organs , then you will have to control your blood pressure with in limits.
Normal blood pressure is 120/80. If this reading goes above 140/90, then you consider yourself as a hypertensive patient. Between 120 and 140 is a prehypertensive stage which can be controlled even by natural measures like reduction of body mass, exercise, low salt intake, stop smoking, lower cholesterol and eat vegetables.
How will you come to know that you have high blood pressure?
High blood pressure typically has no symptoms at all, that is why we can call it as silent killer. Although there are many coincidental symptoms that are widely believed to be associated with high blood pressure. These include headaches, nosebleeds, dizziness, a flushed face and fatigue. Although people with high blood pressure may have many of these symptoms, they occur just as frequently in those with normal blood pressure. Why these symptoms occur, If a person has high blood pressure that is severe or longstanding and left untreated, symptoms such as headache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, restlessness, and blurred vision can occur as a result of damage to the brain, eyes, heart and kidneys. In rare cases, high blood pressure may cause brain swelling, which can lead to drowsiness and coma.
Briefly Hypertension has following 10 common symptoms
Tinnitus(Ringing in Ears)
Low libido or lack of sexual desire
If you have not above symptoms, it does not mean that you have no high blood pressure. Remember most common symptom of high blood pressure is that ” It Has No Typical Symptom”.
Best way to keep you healthy is to have your blood pressure checked at regular intervals.
Wish you all the good health.