Published on September 2nd, 2016 | by Bammy Yemmy0
MYTH OF SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
MYTH OF SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION)
People have a lot of misconception on how hypertension (high blood pressure) operates, they believe once a person is hypertensive such person begins to experience some signs and symptoms like sweating, nervousness, being unable to have sound sleep or facial flushing. I want us to know as of today the having high blood pressure (Hypertension) leave one with no evident symptoms. Ignoring one’s blood pressure simply because you felt the symptoms will trigger up is something very dangerous to a person existence. It is however very important to the state of our blood pressure from time to time, this is the very first measure needed to prevent one from suffering from the consequences of hypertension (high blood pressure)
Myth of headache as a symptom of hypertension
Headache doesn’t just come normally when it comes to the case of high blood pressure, it only becomes evident when crisis arises from hypertension for instance when your blood pressure reads 180 for systolic and 110 for the diastolic.
During the early days of the 1900s, the assumption then was that it was people with hypertension that that gets to experience headache. However some research was carried out and the result didn’t support the assumption of it is people with HBP that gets affected by headache. The result showed that headache is something that affect the whole people not just a hypertensive patient.
A Neurology journal publication, revealed that people having high systolic blood pressure reading may not have headache, the study confirmed that 40% of high systolic hypertensive readings will not feel headache like a person with normal blood pressure readings will have. There is this other measurement looked at by the researchers, it is called the pulse pressure, this is the change recorded whenever the heart gets contracted. Subtracting the diastolic blood pressure reading from the systolic blood pressure reading is what give the pulse reading.
The study showed that 50% of people having high pulse reading had the tendency to encounter fewer headache. Stiffen blood vessels is common amongst people with high pulse pressure, this was assumed in this same study. And there is this idea that the stiffer the blood vessels get the lesser the nerve endings gets to work optimally. Once a nerve ending begins to malfunction then the receptor of the body for pains begins to malfunction. However the thought of headache or no headache as an evident symptom with people who are hypertensive should be discarded.
Myth of nosebleed as a symptom of hypertension
Nosebleed only occurs whenever crisis occurs while being hypertensive, nosebleeds was never a true indicator of high blood pressure. A study revealed that 17% of patients treated in the emergency section of the hospital for hypertension had experienced nosebleed. However, the same study showed that 83% never experienced nose bleed as a symptom. Thou, it was noted that early hypertensive state may bring about nosebleed above normal. Some other explanation where given about this case too. Having frequent nosebleed probably more than a time in one week or the very difficult one to stop, it is important that the doctor be visited.
You should have in mind that nose bleed could be caused by series of factors, we know the very most common one as too much intake of dry air. Our nose lining are very tiny and can easily cause bleeding if affected. During the hot weather or being in a room with heated air could cause an effect on the blood vessel. And this could make be nose begin to bleed, there are list of other factors that could cause nosebleed and they include; regular blowing of the nose, allergies, deviated septum, colds and effect from the use of anticoagulant drugs all cause one’s nose to experience bleeding. There are lots of other factors causing this too and not just hypertension.
Other believed related symptoms of hypertension
Evaluation of symptoms from you own experience of high blood pressure could be very dangerous. This is saying to never do self-diagnoses, meeting a doctors or a health practitioner is advised to avoid complications. There are quite a number of symptoms indirectly connected to hypertension (High Blood Pressure). Some are listed below;
Eyes with blood spots
This is known as subconjunctival haemorrhage, usually common in people with high blood pressure & diabetes, but neither of this condition caused the eyes having blood spot. Floaters in the eyeball have no connection with hypertension. However, detecting the actual cause of this damages can be identified by an ophthalmologist. He should know better where the damages came from.
This tends to occur whenever the blood vessels around the face dilates. The burning on the face could be as a result of the skin exposure to sun, powerful skin care products, cold weather and more. Emotional stress can also trigger facial flushing. Others include alcohol intake and exercise, heat and hot water effect, all of which supports the triggering effect of hypertension. Hypertension is not directly by facial flushing.
Feel of dizziness
This doesn’t cause hypertension but could be a side effect of the use of hypertensive pills. Even at this dizziness should not be left out unconsidered. Hypertension is a higher factor causing stroke.
Symptoms of high blood pressure crisis includes;
- Severe headaches
- Severe anxiety
- Shortness of breath
Paying less attention to hypertension could be very dangerous. There are so many factors that might have contributed to our hypertensive experience. In order to prevent any of the above unclear symptom we need to guard against some things. This was why the Blood Pressure Protocol was created to help many from hypertension.