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What Are Hypertension Symptoms


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Hypertension is a chronc conidtion in the United States. Less than 50% of the people do anything to reduce the propblem. Do not think you can ignore the facts. You could be wrong, DEAD WRONG!

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What Are Hypertension Symptoms

  1. 1. ==== ====YOU COULD BE WRONG about hypertension, you could be DEAD WRONG! ====Hypertension or better known as "high blood pressure" is a very dangerous disease. It is oftencalled the "silent killer" because most of the people suffering from hypertension do not know thatthey already have it. There are basically no hypertension symptoms at all. You will only know thatyou have hypertension if you have your blood pressure regularly checked. If you have a familymember or a relative who is suffering from hypertension, you are most likely a candidate to havethe disease as well.If you have an extremely high blood pressure, you may experience the following hypertensionsymptoms below:o Severe chronic headacheso Physical and mental stresso Vision problems (blurry vision)o Chest congestion and paino Breathing problemso Irregular heartbeats (palpitations)o Blood in the urineIf you are experiencing any of the above hypertension symptoms, it is best to immediately consulta doctor for proper treatment. It is possible that you could be suffering from hypertensive crisisalready and it is very dangerous because it may lead to stroke or heart attack. Hypertension canalso lead to other serious ailments like kidney and eye problems. It is best to have your bloodpressure checked so that you will know if it is within the normal level.There are several categories of high blood pressure. They are the following below:o Normal: Less than 120/80o Pre-hypertension: 120-139/80-89o Stage 1 hypertension: 140-159/90-99o Stage 2 hypertension: 160 and above/100 and above
  2. 2. Since there are no hypertension symptoms at all, preventive measures should be taken. Properdiet like eating foods low in sodium (salt), cholesterol and saturated fat can be an effective way ofavoiding high blood pressure. Eating foods that are high in potassium and calcium like fruits,vegetables, low-calorie dairy products and wheat is very good for lowering high blood pressure.Also, most hypertensive people are obese. An obese person is someone who weighs more than30% of what their normal weight should be. It is necessary for obese people to lose weight toreduce the risk of hypertension. Regular exercise is not only the key to losing weight but it alsohelps develop good heart and lungs.Proper attention to the hypertension symptoms above can help you detect hypertension at anearly stage. However, you can never be sure. It is still best to have your blood pressure regularlychecked. And it is also best that you consult your doctor immediately if you think you are acandidate for hypertension. Always remember that "an ounce of prevention is better than apound of cure".Milos Pesic is an expert in the field of Hypertension and runs a highly popular and comprehensiveHypertension web site. For more articles and resources on Hypertension related topics, pulmonaryand arterial hypertension, high blood pressure symptoms and treatments, natural remedies andmuch more visit his site at:=> Source: ====YOU COULD BE WRONG about hypertension, you could be DEAD WRONG! ====