Complications of High Blood Pressure

Heart attacks occur when your arteries are clogged, but did you know that hypertension can cause that clogging? Find out why high blood pressure is “the silent killer.”

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Heidi Aubrey
Heidi Aubrey2 years ago

When I took a class on medical billing once, we studied a condition where a person develops sudden High Blood Pressure that is completely uncontrollable with medication. The result is always fatal within a couple of years. The BP just keeps going up, uncontrollably. It comes on without notice nor apparent cause and is always fatal. Its really a terrible thing to be diagnosed with.

Kay Redmon
Kay Redmon2 years ago

I suffer with extremely low blood pressure, low enough that I have to take vey large doses of steroids every day. It is not only high blood pressure that causes heart attacks. I recently had a heart attack that almost cost me my life. It's something we all need to be careful about, not thinking that it won't happen, It does...

paul m.
paul m.2 years ago

Thanks for ..

Val M.
Val M.2 years ago


Ram Reddy
Ram Reddy2 years ago


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Natasha Salgado
Natasha Salgado2 years ago

Scary...great info,thanks!!!

katarzyna phillips

i have had high bp for around 10 years now, but around 3 years ago, a new symptom started showing itself, where my pulse was extremely high-a resting pulse of 99-105 bpm. i was told that if it wasn't sorted, it was a question of WHEN i would have a heart attack/failure and i was told it was highly likely to be in the next 5 years. through changing my medication [again] and playing with the doses, we think it is under control. for the time being! i'm not letting it control my life, i have enough other long term heath conditions that cause me problems [i'm also registered disabled], so i'm not letting high bp beat me!

Kamryn M.
Kay M.2 years ago


Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton3 years ago