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What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

A: symptoms of high blood pressure: Although a few people with early-stage high blood pressure may have dull headaches, dizzy spells or a few more nosebleeds than normal, these signs and symptoms typically don''t occur until high blood pressure has reached a severe — even life-threatening — stage. •Dizziness •Fatigue •Low exercise tolerance •Nausea •Loss of consciousness •Episodes of confusion •Tightness, pressure, or pain in the chest or arms The best term to define

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What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

A: The only symptoms you need take any notice of are sudden, perceptible, and recognizable CHANGES. I don''t mean minute to minute, hour to hour or even day-to day changes. I mean definite, real rises that stay with you and indicate to you that something has changed. Then, you can start to worry and go see the doctor. But take no notice of all the tosh written here about ''this'' or ''that'' being too high, or too low, or "hypertensive" .... It''s all rubbish. So are all the "headaches" and "feeling bad" , "dizziness", cr*p. What you read from your BP monitor ISN''T your blood pressure... it''s really as simple as that. When your...


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What are some hidden symptoms of high blood pressure? I took my blood pressure today and it was?

A: There could be a lot of reasons for high blood pressure. Some of the symptoms are fatigue, dizziness, problems with your eyes, like a blurry image that lasts seconds, feeling sleepy. the symptoms are similar to the ones caused by hypoglycemia. all these are common symptoms but check your blood pressure again because it could just be caused by a medication you took. If not go to your doctor and get some tests and medication if needed. It''s high, but you can try natural means to lower it before you go on meds: 1) Lower salt to 1500 mg/day 2) Drink lotsa water each day...


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What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

A: Well unfortunately I can be your test subject since I have high blood pressure, and I am taking meds for it! Stress can cause a huge jump in high blood pressure. Not eating right, and watching your diet will cause that level to rise. You have to have a balance in your life, and once of those is food, working out, and job, and family life. You can get a headache from high blood pressure, or a stroke. You can get a mild stroke where it affects parts of your body. I have a friend who had his left arm go number after a mild stroke because of his hypertension, which was the...


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Am I experiencing symptoms of high blood pressure?

A: Marcy,   Thanks for your question.    First of all, it is never too early to be tested for high blood pressure, which can occur at any age.  These certainly could be symptoms of high blood pressure.  But another consideration is a form of migraine headaches.  Should your pressure be normal, I would also consider a evaluation by an ophthalmologist to be complete.   So, to answer your question, it is essential that you be seen by your physician to have a complete evaluation which should include your blood pressure reading,...


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What are (some of) the physical symptoms of high blood pressure?

A: high blood Pressure, also referred to as Hypertension, is a silent disease that most people are unaware that they have. Some of the symptoms include headaches, fatigue, confusion, vision problems, chest pains and difficulty breathing. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should see your doctor immediately. Have your blood pressure checked on a routine basis, especially if high blood pressure runs in your family. source(s): ...


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What are symptoms of high blood pressure?

A: The heart is constantly pumping blood to the body via the arteries. blood pressure is measured by calculating the force in the arteries when the heart pumps (systolic) and when the heart is at rest (diastolic). high blood pressure often results when the blood is being pumped too forcefully or has a hard time circulating through narrow arteries,symptomsFor many people, there are no outward symptoms of high blood pressure. But, dizziness, light-headedness, headaches and nosebleeds may occur, particularly in severe cases...


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Is swelling of the hands or fingers a symptom of high blood pressure?

A: NC Diva,   Thanks for your question.  high blood pressure alone will not cause fluid retention in the hands.  If a person has congestive heart failure, this can cause fluid to build up in the feet, legs, lungs, and sometimes the hands.    If one of your medications contains a strong diuretic, many patients observe fluid retention if they miss a couple of doses.  But this is usually mild.  Not taking your meds may result in your pressure rising, but again, it is doubtful that this is the cause of the swelling.   Because there are some unusual conditions that can cause hand swelling, I suggest you see...


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If at all I feel no symptoms of high blood pressure, is there still a problem?

A: As a matter of fact, most people with high blood pressure do not experience any symptoms at all. Conditions such as headache or blurry vision, usually indicates severe or long-standing high blood pressure. However, over time, uncontrolled high blood pressure causes significant damage to important organs including the heart, kidneys, brain, and eyes. In a number of cases, this damage can lead to death. This is why high blood pressure is sometimes referred to as ''the silent killer.'' It would be good if you seek...


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what are the optical symptoms of high blood pressure

A: Hi Felisha,   Here is a discussion on the effects of high blood pressure on vision - http://www.healthcentral.com/high-blood-pressure/c/question/619793/54291   All the best, Lisa Nelson RD 7 Natural Ways to Lower blood Pressure  ...


 
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