Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic disease that has over the years claimed the lives of a few people. Although it is not as deadly as many other chronic conditions, it could also lead to death.
This is why you should not underestimate it no matter what. Just like every other conditions, Hypertension has a lot of signs which it starts to show on the body before it could lead to death.
So in this article, I am going to be talking about signs that your blood pressure is extremely high and things you should do to reduce it.
1. Chest Pain
High blood pressure is a heart disease, this is why it also has a side effect on the chest. Studies have found that most people who had a spike in blood pressure level had chest Pain.
2. Severe headaches
Naturally when the body is seriously under pressure there are changes that the person will suffer from headaches. When it is really serious, go and check your blood pressure level.
3. Blood in the urine
Another notable extreme sign of high blood pressure is blood in the urine. When you start noticing some form of blood in your urine, check your blood pressure as well as other health conditions.
4. Nose Bleed
Nosebleed is another sign that has been found in most people with high blood pressure. Noticing this sign, you should try visiting the doctor for a check up.
5. Vision problems
High blood pressure is a form of heart disease, this is why when your blood pressure goes extremely high, it affects your vision seriously. Sometimes you might even find it hard figuring out certain things.
6. Fatigue and confusion
High blood pressure keeps your body in a confused state, this is why you might feel fatigued and confused.
7. Irregular heartbeat
8. Difficulty breathing.
Here are things you should do to reduce it
After you must have visited your doctor and found out that it is high blood pressure.
Here are things you should do to reduce it.
1. Lose some extra weight
Obesity or overweight has been found to be one of the major reasons for most heart disease. High Blood pressure is also as a result of high level of cholesterol in your blood. So reduction of weight helps a lot.
2. Exercise More often
Do more exercise from time to time. This will help you lose weight faster.
3. Eat a healthy diet
A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, Omega 3 fatty acids and low fat diary products helps a lot in reducing blood pressure.
4. Reduce your consumption of sodium.
5. Take your medications according to doctor's prescription.
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