Hypertension Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Hypertension? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Hypertension.

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Symptoms of Hypertension


High Blood Pressure usually does not cause symptoms, and this is why it may go undiagnosed if unchecked. Your organs and tissues can be damaged by high blood pressure without feeling any symptoms.

Occasionally, if blood pressure reaches extreme levels, you may experience the following symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Blurry or double vision
  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dizziness



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Learn what Hypertension is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Hypertension Causes
Causes
What causes Hypertension? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Hypertension Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Hypertension? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Hypertension Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Hypertension Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Hypertension symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Hypertension Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Hypertension
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Hypertension.
Hypertension Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Hypertension Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Hypertension? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Hypertension Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Hypertension treatment options are available?
Hypertension Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Hypertension Doctors
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Do you need to contact a doctor about Hypertension? Select a location to find a specialist in your area.

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