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Symptoms of High BP

Symptoms of High BP

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a condition that your body may carry for years, without any noticeable symptoms of High BP. However, despite the lack of early symptoms, uncontrolled high blood pressure can increase the risk of suffering from serious health issues such as heart attack and stroke.

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Common Symptoms of High BP

While High BP does not have any specific symptoms, there are few symptoms which could appear in case the blood pressure increases appreciably. The most commonly known High BP symptoms are as follows:

Symptoms of High BP

  • Frequent headaches
  • Feeling of nausea
  • Uneasiness & discomfort in the stomach
  • Vomiting or a consistent urge to vomit
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Unsteadiness & vertigo
  • Blurred or double vision (diplopia)fr
  • Nosebleeds
  • Palpitations
  • Breathlessness or shortness of breath

Common High BP symptoms for children

As unlikely as it sounds, young children can also suffer from High BP. The causes behind High BP in young children are often due to hereditary factors or even the result of an unhealthy diet. The most commonly known symptoms of High BP among children are as follows:

  • Regular headaches
  • Feeling of fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Nosebleeds
  • Bell’s palsy, an inability to control facial muscles on one side of the face

Health Total Approach to High BP

Despite the lack of early High BP symptoms, damage to blood vessels and the heart can continue undetected. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to serious health risks such as a heart attack or stroke.

At Health Total we can teach how to safeguard yourself from the factors that can increase your risk of High BP through simple diet and lifestyle modifications. So don’t ignore any of the above symptoms. Know your High BP risk. Call our toll-free number 1800-266-0607 to book a free first consultation with our health experts today!