What are the indications of High Blood Pressure?

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Chronic Diseases

High blood pressure is a chronic disease that occurs and affects a large number of people around the globe annually. Patient suffering from high blood pressure may suffer from severe illness and complications caused by the syndrome and some of the major complications caused by high blood pressure are heart attack, cerebral and cardiac damage, stroke, paralysis, renal failure, organ failure, etc. Considering the severity of the syndrome and how it can damage the human body, doctors and health experts are now giving more emphasis on advising patients and the common mass about the early signs and symptoms associated with it. Although difficult to trace hypertension and high blood pressure, there are some early signs and symptoms associated with the disease. But these signs and symptoms are often mild and temporary in nature and hence patients often remain unaware of the disease until it has caused severe damage. It is therefore often regarded as a silent killer as it often remains unnoticed because of no particular or alarming symptoms. Below mentioned are some of the important signs and symptoms of high blood pressure.

Signs and Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

Psychological imbalance: Anxiety, tension, depression, insomnia, are often regards as the symptoms of high blood pressure. Patients suffering from high blood pressure complain of the above mentioned psychological imbalances and therefore if you are suffering from anxiety and stress you must check your blood pressure periodically for any imbalances or abnormalities.

Chest pain: Chest pain is one of the important symptoms associated with high blood pressure. When you have high blood pressure high blood pressure symptoms-chest painyour heart puts more pressure than normal for circulating blood though out the body. Hence because of the heavy work performed by the heart, patient with high blood pressure may experience chest and coronary pain and therefore if you experience chest pain, even mild and short lasting in nature, you must check your blood pressure.

Head ache: Headaches are considered normal and one rarely pays attention to them. But when you experience headache more than usual and the intensity of the headache is high, you must check your blood pressure as it may be the underlying cause behind the frequent headaches.

Blurred Vision: High blood pressure cause blurred visionHigh blood pressure may cause blurred vision as it disturbs the normal functioning and working of the brain.Patients suffering from high blood pressure often complain about blurred vision and other abnormalities associated with eyesight.

Other Symptoms: Blood pressure may also trigger nausea along with vomiting. Dizziness may also occur because of blood pressure in the extreme stages. Again if your parents have suffered or are currently suffering from high blood pressure you must do regular checkups as you possess the potentiality to suffer from the syndrome.

If you are experiencing the above mentioned signs and symptoms more than often you must go through proper medical screening to ensure that you are not suffering from high blood pressure. With proper diagnosis and treatment you can manage blood pressure effectively and protect from the severe complications associated with it.



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