What symptoms and complaints are possible with high blood pressure? High blood pressure (hypertension) is almost always present for a long time without causing symptoms or signs. Since high blood pressure causes damage to the small blood vessels at this time as well, early detection examinations are important. Only then can you proceed in a targeted manner against hypertension.
We often only realize how important health is when diseases manifest themselves through their symptoms and, ultimately, in a diagnosis. In the course of our lives, we suffer from many diseases – from the first teething troubles to countless common colds to gastrointestinal infections. Most diseases pass harmlessly, symptoms fade away. However, not all diseases are so harmless: The world’s leading cause of death is infectious diseases. Congenital diseases, such as asthma, heart defects, metabolic disorders or the Tourette syndrome prepare a difficult everyday life for those affected.
Other diseases, such as multiple sclerosis , Alzheimer’s, cancer, osteoporosis or diabetes cause problems at later stages of life. Thanks to the ever-advancing research in medicine, it is already possible to prevent the onset of many diseases, to smooth the course or even to heal them completely. All about diseases in this section.