Hypertension results in long-term high pressure force of the blood against the artery walls and is a premier cause of heart disease such as enlarged heart, heart failure, stroke, etc. Factors such as obesity, over-consumption of alcohol, smoking, genetic, etc elevate hypertension. Hypertension later causes problems such as enlarged heart, kidney problems, adrenal gland tumors, thyroid problems, etc. Beta-blockers are a common treatment for hypertension.
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If you have high blood pressure, you are likely to develop coronary artery disease, because high blood pressure puts added force on the artery walls. With time, this extra force can damage the arteries, making them more vulnerable to the narrowing and plaque buildup.
Mostly, high blood pressure (also called hypertension) shows no symptoms at all in the beginning. This means that people with high blood pressure can get damage to their heart, kidneys, eyes, and circulation without feeling it at all. Symptoms appear after it has caused some damage already.
The higher your blood pressure and the longer it remains uncontrolled, the greater is the damage. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can cause many diseases and problems such as heart attack, stroke, kidney problems, etc. High blood pressure can cause hardening and thickening of the arteries (a condition called atherosclerosis), which can cause severe complications.