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World High Blood Pressure Day ... Learn the difference between high and low blood pressure


Tomorrow the world celebrates World Blood Pressure Day, which falls on May 17 each year, and blood pressure is one of the most common diseases around the world. It is one of the vital elements on which your overall health depends. Normal blood pressure levels indicate that blood flow from your heart to All organs are done in the right way. Monitoring blood pressure helps to identify potential problems related to your heart. On this World High Blood Pressure Day, we will tell you about high blood pressure and low blood pressure, learn about its causes, symptoms and risk factors, according to the "only my health" site.


Symptoms of high blood pressure

 

High blood pressure can also occur due to seasonal changes, especially in the winter or cold season, which leads to high blood pressure more than others. A common symptom of high blood pressure is headache, and regular blood pressure monitoring is essential to prevent underlying heart disease.

 


Causes of high blood pressure

 

There are two types of high blood pressure, primary and secondary, while primary hypertension is related to age. Here are the possible causes of secondary hypertension:

 

Thyroid disease.

 

Kidney problems.

 

Congenital defects in the blood vessels.

 

Regular consumption of birth control pills.

 

- Sleep Apnea.

 

Complications of high blood pressure

 

High blood pressure is not just one condition but it can lead to a host of diseases. Untreated high blood pressure can cause heart attacks, stroke, metabolic syndrome, vascular complications, dementia, cognitive impairment and aneurysms.

 

Symptoms of low blood pressure

 

The following are some of the signs and symptoms of low blood pressure and include:

 

Extreme fatigue

 

Dizziness

 

Nausea

 

Fainting

 

Poor concentration

 

Blurry vision


 

Causes of low blood pressure

 

Here is a list of potential factors that can cause very low blood pressure levels and lead to hypotension: profuse blood loss, severe dehydration, anaphylaxis or severe allergies, pregnancy, and vitamin B12 deficiency.

 

Complications of hypotension

 

Low blood pressure is more dangerous than high blood pressure. This is because apart from causing long-term illnesses, low blood pressure also affects your daily activities with bouts of dizziness and fatigue. In addition, low blood pressure can also affect oxygen levels in Blood by affecting the flow of oxygen in the body over time, hypoxia can become life threatening, if you have a headache with blurry vision, it may be due to low blood pressure.

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