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Symptoms and Treatment of High Blood Pressure


What are the symptoms of high blood pressure?

You may not have any symptoms of hypertension--many people have high blood pressure without knowing it. Persistent high blood pressure is called the “silent killer” because people may not develop symptoms until the disease is in advanced stages or has caused complications. Read more about the myths of high blood pressure symptoms.


How is high blood pressure treated?

Your doctor will consider your high blood pressure and any other health conditions you have when deciding how to treat it. This can include medication but also lifestyle changes, which are crucial to managing your condition and prevent future medical problems. Find ways you can take to improve and manage your high blood pressure.


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