Normally, there is no really "high blood pressure symptoms" to tell until your blood pressure is measured. No sweating, nervousness, facial flushing, difficulty sleeping, etc., as the symptoms you might expect to warn you.
And this is the danger of it. High blood pressure, or hypertension blood pressure (HBP) kills without noise by developing itself into something more serious, like heart attacks, heart failure, kidney failure, vision loss, peripheral arterial disease, strokes and aneurysms.
Some people might experience headaches, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, blurred vision, even chest pain. These are not the signs of high blood pressure, they are the damage that it has caused. It's about time to take care of it.
Measuring your blood pressure periodically and paying attention to the numbers (120/80 is normal) are the best ways to prevent high blood pressure from developing into serious health problems.
If your systolic number (top number) is higher than 120 or your diastolic number (bottom number) is more than 80, it's best to take action now to find ways to reduce your blood pressure.
If you have very high blood pressure numbers, like the systolic number is higher than 180, or the diastolic number is higher than 110, you are in a situation called hypertensive crisis. You've entered a danger zone.
When you have these high numbers and also experience severe anxiety, severe headache, nose bleeding, or shortness of breath, get emergency care immediately. Don't hesitate.
It's extremely important to realize that high blood pressure can go on for years without causing any symptoms or showing any sign of danger but can silently and progressively damage the heart, blood vessels, kidney and other vital organs.
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