- high blood pressure symptoms
- Dizziness and Severe Headaches
- Anxiety and trembling
- Weakness or fatigue
- Sleeplessness and Shortness of breath
- Chest oppression
- Irritated feeling
- Redness in face or eye
- Soreness in back or knees
- Getting angry easily
Blood Pressure - Overview
High blood pressure or hypertension: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
High blood pressure (HBP) or hypertension is elevated pressure of the blood in the arteries. High blood pressure is a serious condition that can lead to Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure, Stroke or other Health Problems. Increase in blood pressure depends on a person’s age, sex, physical and mental activities, family history, and diet. Healthy adult’s normal blood pressure is 120 mmHg systolic and 80 mmHg diastolic. Blood pressure varies from person to person and can fluctuate throughout the day.
Blood Pressure Measurement Chart
Causes of High Blood Pressure
Sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy diet are the chief blood pressure causes. Fast foods or items packed with chemicals and preservatives creates problem in digestion. Impaired digestion leads to accumulation of toxins, which lead to the High Blood Pressure. Additionally, stress, anxiety and negative feelings also increase blood pressure.
Other causes of hypertension are heredity, obesity, consumption of high-fat and low-fiber diet, lack of exercise, excessive intake of tea, coffee, and refined foods, etc.