The ONE organ responsible for high blood pressure.
Sudden high blood pressure: Remedies to lower it.
Blood pressure is defined as the pressure that blood exerts on the walls of the arteries as it pumps through the heart. Normal blood pressure is 120/80 mm Hg. Where 120 is the pressure when the heart is pumping, and 80 is the pressure when the heart is resting. This high pressure is important because blood needs to reach every organ of the body to deliver nutrients to it. What you should know: Cause and symptoms of sudden high blood pressure Some of the causes of sudden high blood pressure may include stress, excess salt in the diet, obesity, lack of physical activity and so on. In cases where blood pressure rises for a short time, but then returns to normal, a doctor may prescribe medication to help control it. However, there may be cases in which blood pressure rises unexpectedly and emergency treatment is required. Symptoms of sudden high blood pressure include:
- Severe headache
- Heart palpitations and ringing in the ears and neck
- Sight problems
- Breathing difficulties
- Pain in the chest