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What Are Some Signs Of High Blood Pressure
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
No signs: High blood pressure is a hidden disease that can lead to heart attack, stroke and kidney disease. This amy take many years but if not treated can cause irreversible damage. High BP on its own will not cause symptoms unless it is so high as to lead to brain damage or stroke ('malignant hypertension'). It is critical to get BP checked carefully and treated if too high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No signs: It's a silent disease, detectable only through measurement. ...Read more
I eat very very unhelthy yet every 6 months when I get a check up I never gain weight or have signs of high blood pressure why?
None.: The most common symptom of high blood pressure is nothing. By the time symptoms develop pressure is exceedingly high or has been high without being detected and treated. Headaches, bloody noses, chest pain, strokes kidney failure or shortness of breath can occur due to untreated hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing!: The most common symptoms of high blood pressure are no symptoms. The only way to check out your blood pressure is to have it measured. By the time people have symptoms like headache, chest pain or shortness of breath, they have probably had elevated blood pressure for quite a while. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the most common definitive signs to say that a person has high blood pressure , without measuring him ? just by looking ?
May have no signs: Most people with hypertension may not know they have it as there may not be any symptoms.And most of the time it is diagnosed when you visit your doctor.But some may have following symptoms 1headaches 2fatigue 3vision problems if BP is too high you may have 1chest pain 2 shortness of breath 3irregular heart beat 4severe headaches. ...Read more
Don't think so...: "swelling up" as in the fingers, hands, feet, and lower legs becoming fuller in hot weather is usually due to more blood flow to the hands and feet. This is called vasodilation, and occurs when a person is hot. His body sends more blood flow to his skin (including the hands and feet) because that helps cool his body down. It is not considered a sign of high blood pressure. ...Read more
If a mosquito suddenly explodes while feeding on my blood, is that a sign of high blood pressure?
No: It is a sign that the mosquito was overly engorged from ingesting your blood. ...Read more
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