By Khushi Pal
Published May 15, 2024

Hindustan Times
Lifestyle

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5 hidden signs of high blood pressure 

Hypertension or high blood pressure can exist without one's knowledge and significantly impact one's health. Here are five subtle signs of hypertension to look out for.

Frequent headaches

One of the common signs of hypertension is frequent headaches. 

Vision problems 

If not treated, hypertension can damage the blood vessels in the eyes, causing visual problems such as blurry vision or loss of vision. 

Irregular heartbeat

Hypertension can lead to arrhythmia, an irregular and rapid heartbeat. 

Tiredness and fatigue 

Hypertension can affect the heart’s ability to pump blood effectively. This reduces the oxygen supply to vital organs and causes fatigue.  

Shortness of breath

Another sign of hypertension is shortness of breath, which can build fluid in the lungs, making breathing difficult. 

It is recommended to visit a doctor for diagnosis and treatment if you experience the symptoms of hypertension.