High Blood Pressure

The Alarming Symptoms Of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is a condition in which the pressure of blood increases beyond the normal range. In other words, hypertension is considered to be that stage when the blood pressure reading is 140/90 mmHg or higher.

Hypertension, generally, does not exhibit any particular set of symptoms. That is why, it is considered to be one of the most dangerous health conditions. This condition could afflict your body for years without your knowledge. In fact, nearly 1/3rd of the people, who have hypertension, are unaware of it.

Here I have compiled a list of commonly observed symptoms among the high blood pressure patients. If you find set of these symptoms, be careful. As these symptoms in the unison are the clear indicatives of the development of the high blood pressure:

1) Drowsiness
2) Confusion
3) Headache
4) Nausea
5) Loss of vision
6) Papilloedema
7) Tinnitus
8) Fatigue or confusion
9) Vision problems
10) Chest pain
11) Difficulty in breathing
12) Irregular heartbeats
13) Blood in the urine

If you are affected by any of the above mentioned symptoms, you need to consult your physician immediately. Chronic hypertension can cause strokes, heart diseases, kidney failure and even problems related to the eye. If hypertension is not diagnosed and treated on time, it can prove to be lethal for your health.