High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than a quarter of all adults in the UK. You could be at risk of hypertension if you regularly develop nosebleeds, it’s been claimed.
High blood pressure – which is also known as hypertension – puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs.
The condition could lead to some deadly complications, including strokes and heart attacks.
It’s crucial that your hypertension is diagnosed as soon as possible.
You may have undiagnosed high blood pressure if you regularly have nosebleeds.
READ MORE: High blood pressure – early warning sign found in the head
“One of the most dangerous things about hypertension – or high blood pressure – is that you may not know you have it,” it said.
“The best way to know if your blood pressure is high is through regular checkups. You can also monitor blood pressure at home.
“If your blood pressure is extremely high, there may be certain symptoms to look out for, including severe headaches, nosebleed, fatigue, vision problems, chest pain, difficulty breathing, irregular heartbeat, blood in the urine, [and] pounding in your chest, neck or ears.
“If you have any of these symptoms, see a doctor immediately.”