High Blood Pressure Symptoms
Warning signs for high blood pressure symptoms are listed in this
article. You may be suffering from high blood pressure
yourself and not know it. Find out now – not
Blood is pumped
around your body via your heart; it is a unique system which keeps you going from the day you are born until the
day you die and is an essential part of keeping you alive. Sometimes however and usually as you get older the
pumping mechanism doesn't quite work right and you find yourself suffering with high blood
Untreated High Blood Pressure Can Be Dangerous
pressure if left untreated eventually puts the heart under strain because it is making it work much harder than
it should. The heart can only put up with this for so long before it starts to fail and cause damage to other
organs in the body.
Have High Blood Pressure? Are You Really
estimated there could be up to three in ten adults in the western world who suffer from high blood pressure,
often without them realizing they are suffering from what is known as the "silent killer" as they frequently
don't exhibit any symptoms. It's why it's always a good idea to have a regular medical check-up if you're over
Your Age Your H.P.
Men over the age
of 55 and women over the age of 65 or those women who are menopausal are more likely to experience symptoms of
high blood pressure, however as people in modern day society tend to lead more and more hectic lifestyles, the
more chances there are of younger people developing the symptoms of high blood pressure through stress and poor
nutrition due to a hectic lifestyle.
may be suffering from high blood pressure yourself and not know it, for instance do you suffer
* Headaches (A
* Shortness of
You may have the
occasional headache or the odd dizzy spell, but how many times have you put it down to stress from your busy day
or drinking too much caffeine?
There are many
people who are more prone to high blood pressure than others, if you are middle aged and overweight for instance
then you are probably in a high risk category for high blood pressure and should ensure you are monitored
carefully by your health care provider.
If you don't show
any symptoms of high blood pressure such as headaches, dizziness, visionary problems or shortness of breath then
you are known as being asymptomatic. This is particularly dangerous as high blood pressure left untreated for a
long period of time can cause further major health problems such as stroke and heart disease, kidney damage and
damaged eye sight.
Warning signs for high blood pressure symptoms include
pains if you experience sudden chest pain you should seek medical help immediately as any delay in
treatment may have a disastrous effect on your long term health or even your
severe headache that you can't shift no matter how many painkillers you have taken should always be
Numbness and sudden confusion in an otherwise rational person should be examined straight
* Nausea or a
* If you suffer
from high cholesterol it can lead on to high blood pressure (or vice
sudden nosebleed is an early warning sign that your blood pressure may have risen very high and
need immediate attention.
* If you
smoke you are in the high risk factor for raised blood pressure
* If you have
type two diabetes your blood pressure is also likely to be
should acquaint themselves with the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure as it can strike at just about
anyone no matter what their age. Even though it is more common in those people who are overweight and over
40, it can also strike at anyone including young adults; it can also be a problem for children if they have
other medical problems or if they are
medically unfit or obese.
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