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Physical Symptoms of High Blood Pressure: Things to Remember

Hypertension can go unrecognized for years, not causing any recognizable symptoms, but causing progressive damage nonetheless. The body structures that chronic high blood pressure affects most include the:
 
  • Blood vessels
  • Kidneys
  • Eyes
  • Heart
  • Brain.
     
The following types of organ damage are commonly seen in people with long-term high blood pressure:
 
(Click Effects of High Blood Pressure to learn about these high blood pressure complications.)
 
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Last reviewed by: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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