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Causes And Consequences Of High Blood Pressure

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If you do not treated your blood pressure with respect serious things can happen. Yes, uncontrolled high blood pressure can injure or kill you. It 's sometimes called "the silent killer" because high blood pressure has no symptoms, so you may not be aware that it 's damaging your arteries, heart and other organs. Possible health consequences that can happen over time when high blood pressure is left untreated include: Damage to the heart and coronary arteries, including heart attack, heart disease, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection and atherosclerosis, stroke, kidney damage, vision loss, erectile dysfunction, Memory loss, and also fluid in the lungs.
I remember the time at the age of eight when I went through the same thing as my friend Shaquan. My mother took me to the doctor on a normal checkup visit. When the doctor grab the black blood pressure monitor she was pushing and pushing it until it got really tight on my arm. If I can remember my blood pressure was 165/120. My doctor told my mother at my age it should not be that high, and it was way high. My doctor told her that I have to be back in two weeks to see if it was go down. She gave me a list of things to eat, such as bananas, oranges, and drink water. Also she told me do exercise while I was at home until my next doctor visits.
When I went back to friends in family doctors office, I was in the sitting and the waiting room with my mother waiting for my doctor to call me back. In my head I was thinking,
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