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I know that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. Can some people physically feel when they happen to have HBP from time to time? Sweats?

Yes, but uncommonly. More commonly, the symptoms of high blood pressure (if they occur) include blurry vision, headaches, blood in the urine (urine discoloration), chest discomfort / pressure, throbbing / pounding in the ears. If you have an aneurysm, back pain or other neurologic symptoms may develop. The symptoms may be subtle. The best detection is a blood pressure monitor that you can pick up at any pharmacy. Read more...

Doctor diagnosed me with high blood pressure. Is it likely to lead to dementia?

Whoa! Slow down. Dementia is a complex issue. One risk factor, particularly when well controlled, is not likely to result in dementia. Rather than worrying about dementia, focus on taking good care of yourself and taking your medication. Read more...
Not if treated. Yes, cerebrovascular risk factors certainly include hypertension, and blood pressure problems may if untreated lead to events causing cognitive impairment. Here is another terrific reason to work closely with your doctor and follow advice. Read more...

Have had a red blood shot right eye for 4 days now. I have high blood pressure. Is there some things that can cause this?

Yes, of course. See your ophthalmologist. A quick look will reveal the diagnosis. There are many possibilities ranging from a broken blood vessel, to an irritated eye, to a vascular malformation inside the skull. Read more...