Hypertension or High Blood Pressure induces the risk of heart disease or stroke; it is also referred to as pressure building against the wall of the arteries which transmits blood from the heart to the other parts of the body. The blood pressure is at its peak when the heart beats, this is called Systolic blood pressure and when the heart relaxes in between the beats, the blood pressure drops, this is called Diastolic blood pressure. The normal blood pressure is considered to be between 90/60 and 120/80, it is measured in millimeters of mercury. The high blood pressure is generally above 140/90 or higher.
How Hypertension is diagnosed?
High blood pressure generally has no indications. One needs to get the blood pressure check regularly from their medical care provider.
Symptoms of Hypertension:
- Severe Headache
- Pain in the chest
- Vision problem
- Trouble in breathing
- Asymmetrical heartbeat
- Blood in the urine
- Thrashing in your chest, ears or neck
It is always recommended to go for a regular health care checkup. Years of going undiagnosed can have serious side effects on the body. If you are also suffering from above mentioned symptoms, consult our team of experts at Bansal Global Hospital.