Signs & Symptoms

Hypertension is often referred to as the "silent killer" because many patients do not have any specific symptoms related to elevated blood pressure. However, symptoms do include[1] :
· Headaches in the occipital region and occurs when waking up in the morning
· Dizziness
· Palpitations
· Fatigue
· Blurred vision

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    Contractor, A. & Gordon, N. Cited from: Ehrman, J. K., Gordon, P. M., Visich, P. S., & Keteyian, S. J. (2009). Clinical Exercise Physiology. Human Kinetics.