Symptoms of High Blood Pressure: On this day ‘World Hypertension Day 2022’ is celebrated all over the world. The most dangerous thing about hypertension is that even if it occurs, it is not known early that a person is suffering from hypertension. In fact, about a third of people do not know that they have high blood pressure, hence it is also known as a ‘silent killer’, its symptoms are not noticed early. The symptoms that are seen, such as fatigue, work pressure, are considered as common problems by people. In such a situation, only by getting regular checkups, you can know whether your blood pressure is too high or too low. You can also check your blood pressure at home. Ignoring the problem of blood pressure can sometimes lead to heart attack, stroke, heart failure, loss of memory, dementia etc. Let us know about some of the early signs and symptoms of high blood pressure here.
symptoms of high blood pressure
webmd According to a report published in the U.S., if your blood pressure is very high, then you need to pay attention to these symptoms mentioned below:
– fatigue or confusion
– chest pain
– difficulty in breathing
– irregular heartbeat
– blood in urine
– severe pain in the chest, neck or ears
Some other symptoms people sometimes think of as symptoms of high blood pressure, but they are not:
– blood stains in the eyes
– flushing of face
when to see a doctor
If you see any of the above-mentioned symptoms continuously, then you should definitely visit the doctor at once. Sometimes a headache or nose bleed does not occur due to high blood pressure, but it can happen in hypertensive crisis. In this, the blood pressure is above 180/20. In a hypertensive crisis, there is a risk of heart attack or stroke, or other serious problems may also occur. If the blood pressure goes very high and the above-mentioned symptoms are also seen, then after taking rest, check the BP again. If the BP test machine still comes high, then go to the doctor immediately.
Understand the following symptoms related to high blood pressure
nose bleeding – Hindustantimes.com According to a news published in, nose bleeding can sometimes be due to sinusitis, frequent runny nose or high blood pressure. If you also see these problems, then go to the doctor.
Persistent headache Having frequent headaches is also not a good sign. This problem is very common, but high BP can also cause headache at times. In such a situation, if there is a constant headache, then get treatment.
feeling tired- Many times, there is a problem in completing any work in the office or at home. It could possibly be a problem of high blood pressure. If you feel tired even without doing any physical exertion, get your blood pressure checked or see a doctor.
Feeling trouble in breathing- People who have the problem of high blood pressure, they may also have difficulty in breathing at times. This is the main symptom of hypertension.
Eye problems- Having uncontrolled blood pressure also has a bad effect on the health of the eyes. If hypertension is left untreated, it can cause blurred vision.
chest pain- Symptoms of high blood pressure also include feeling of chest pain, heaviness etc. If you feel the same way, then get treatment.
Apart from this, take the symptoms like excessive sweating, feeling anxious or tense, feeling restless, sleeping problems, irritability or dizziness, feeling nervous etc. seriously and contact the doctor.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 17, 2022, 09:00 IST