Signs of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure affects nearly one in three people. Most of the time, these individuals do not know they have high blood pressure. The only way to monitor this is to visit your doctor regularly Even though high blood pressure affects the blood vessels and internal organs, most patients fail to exhibit any physical symptoms. High blood pressure can cause frequent mild to severe headaches, vision problems, chest pain, fatigue, irregular heartbeat, and nosebleeds.

High Blood Pressure can cause major damage to the body, including:

  • The heart to get larger or weaker, which may lead to heart failure.
  • Aneurysms to form in blood vessels.
  • Blood vessels in the kidneys to narrow. This may cause kidney failure.
  • Arteries throughout the body to narrow in some places, which limits blood flow This can cause a heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, or amputation of part of the leg.
  • Blood vessels in the eyes to burst or bleed.

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