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What can high pressure do to the body?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine

In brief: ALOT

Sometimes people with markedly elevated blood pressure may develop: headache, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea and vomiting, and chest pain and shortness of breath.
Heart attack, heart failure , stroke or transient ischemic attack (tia), kidney failure, eye damage with progressive vision loss; peripheral arterial disease causing leg pain with walking (claudication).

In brief: ALOT

Sometimes people with markedly elevated blood pressure may develop: headache, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea and vomiting, and chest pain and shortness of breath.
Heart attack, heart failure , stroke or transient ischemic attack (tia), kidney failure, eye damage with progressive vision loss; peripheral arterial disease causing leg pain with walking (claudication).
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