What do you feel when you have high blood pressure?

You feel fine. The most common symptom of high blood pressure is nothing! patients tend to feel fine. By the time you develop headaches, chest pain or shortness of breath you have probably had uncontrolled high blood pressure for a long time. The only way to know how your blood pressure is doing is to have it measured by a trained professional.
Htn. High blood pressure is called the silent killer because the vast majority of people feel nothing . If you are lucky enough you will feel headaches possible nosebleeds.

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What do you feel like when you have high blood pressure?

Normal. High BP usually has no symptoms - it is often referred to as the silent killer. Very high BP may be associated with neurologic symptoms, angina or headache. Read more...

How do you know you have high blood pressure?

Silent disease. High blood pressure usually does not usually have any symptoms. You must have it checked. Optimally it should be less than 120/70. If it is above 140/90 its high and in between 130/80 its on the borderline side. Lifestyle changes are the best: limit caffeine, limit salt, lose weight, exercise, eat more fruits/veggies. Read more...

If you have high blood pressure what do you take?

Different meds. After a trial of lifestyle changes (diet and exercise) there are many classes of anti hypertensives to use. Often first line is a diuretic which has proven to be very successful in preventing mortality and morbidity from htn. But beta blockers, ace inhibitors, calcium channel blockers and others are used with great results. Read more...
Many options... Many medication available. Different strokes for different folks! talk to your doctor about it. Read more...
Supplements. If top number is high (systolic) need anti-inflammatory like omega 3 or essential fatty acids, nac to lower homocysteine and/or garlic supplements -will address GI cause for high BP - if bottom number high (diastolic) take shiitake mushroom (any mushroom) supplements - will have beta glucans to relax vessel wall. For pemf setting use 50 sensitivity (<40 micro tesla) on kidney area for 16 min. Read more...

Which symptoms do you get if you have high blood pressure?

Usually none. Most people with high BP dont get symptoms, until they have a heart attack or a stroke (part of brain dies from bleeding into it). That is why high blood pressure is called the "silent killer." however, some people have headache, blurry vision, chest pain, or out of breath with very high blood pressure. Read more...
Usually none. High blood pressure does not typically cause symptoms unless extremely high. That's why they call it the silent killer. Read more...