HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SYMPTOMS CAUSES DIET & TREATMENT

Dr.Armughan Riaz
M.B.B.S, Dip Card
Consultant Cardiologist

 

Hypertension and Fatigue | Does High Blood Pressure Make You Tired

Does High Blood Pressure Make You Tired, If you experience unexplained fatigue, go to a doctor immediately as it may be due to hypertension. If untreated, hypertension can lead to further complications like heart attack and stroke.

Hypertension and Fatigue | Does High Blood Pressure Make You Tired

High blood pressure is a common condition these days. Most people are unaware of the fact that they are suffering from high blood pressure until their levels become so high that they start experiencing symptoms like fatigue and lethargy. These signs can hamper a person from performing his day to day activities. Hence, these should be dealt with as early as possible.

Normally, you feel fatigued after performing a physically or mentally strenuous activity or if you are not rested properly. It is defined as a temporary loss of energy and strength and a general feeling of listlessness. However, when fatigue is experienced without any apparent cause, it is usually a sign of underlying problems one of which is hypertension. This happens because there is insufficient circulation of blood and oxygen in the body. This can damage vital organs like the heart, brain and the kidneys. Hence, it is recommended to treat fatigue immediately. If it is due to hypertension, then it will only go away if blood pressure is brought under control.

 

unexplained fatigue, go to a doctor immediately as it may be due to hypertension.

Blood pressure can be easily managed with limiting salt intake and avoiding completely alcohol and smoking. A person trying to control his blood pressure should eat a diet consisting of lots of fruits, vegetables, lean proteins and whole grains. Hypertensive patients should get enough quantities of calcium, potassium and magnesium in their bodies. Exercise is also an effective way of not only controlling blood pressure but also increasing energy levels. Besides these changes in lifestyle, doctors will also prescribe medicines to lower blood pressure.

If you experience unexplained fatigue, go to a doctor immediately as it may be due to hypertension. If untreated, hypertension can lead to further complications like heart attack and stroke.

 



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