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Common Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

  • Consistent headaches, especially in the past few days
  • Feeling of nausea, uneasiness, and discomfort in the stomach with a consistent urge to vomit
  • Vomiting, which is a less common symptom compared with nausea
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, unsteadiness, and vertigo
  • Blurred or double vision (diplopia)
  • Nosebleeds
  • Palpitations
  • Breathlessness or shortness of breath

Common symptoms for children with high blood pressure

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

High blood pressure or hypertension is a health condition, which if ignored can have severe health impact. It is a condition that our body may carry for years without our knowledge. However, damage to our blood vessels and our heart continues and can be detected. Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases the risk of having serious health issues such as heart attack and stroke. Please don’t ignore any of the above symptoms.