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Signs of Hypertension

Signs and Symptoms of Hypertension:

Most people are not aware that they have high blood pressure because of a general lack of symptoms until major complications arise. Some people may however, have headaches or nosebleeds, but these are rare symptoms. Because of this lack of symptoms, regular medical care is vital to monitoring blood pressure and promptly treating high blood pressure if it occurs before serious complications result....more...»

Symptoms of Hypertension

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Hypertension may include:

Note that Hypertension symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Hypertension signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Hypertension:

High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Most people with high blood pressure have no symptoms. The only way to know whether your blood pressure is high is to have a health professional measure it. (Source: excerpt from High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease: NIDDK)

Heart Disease & Women Controlling High Blood Pressure A Woman's Guide: NHLBI (Excerpt)

If you do not know your blood pressure, you should have it taken. Those with high blood pressure often do not feel sick. In fact, high blood pressure is often called "the silent killer," because it may cause no symptoms for a long time. (Source: excerpt from Heart Disease & Women Controlling High Blood Pressure A Woman's Guide: NHLBI)

More Symptoms of Hypertension:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Hypertension article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Hypertension?

The phrase "signs of Hypertension" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Hypertension that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Hypertension" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Hypertension.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Hypertension. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Hypertension has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Hypertension signs or Hypertension symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Hypertension may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Hypertension symptoms.


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