High blood pressure
What is High Blood Pressure?
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition in which the force of blood against the walls of the arteries is consistently high. This can increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other health problems. Symptoms of high blood pressure are often silent, but can include headaches, dizziness, and nosebleeds.
When is it necessary to see a doctor?
If you have a family history of high blood pressure, or if you experience symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, or blurred vision, it's time to see a doctor for a blood pressure check. A doctor can diagnose high blood pressure and recommend lifestyle changes, medication, or both to manage your blood pressure and prevent complications such as stroke or heart attack.