symptoms of hypertension

Hypertension – symptoms and complications

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.



Stroke is still one of the leading causes of death.Even if it is not always fatal, it can lead to serious consequences for those affected. Often, the cause of such brain infarction is a sudden circulatory disturbance, often as a result of arteriosclerosis that has developed over the years . Here are the symptoms of stroke and how it is diagnosed and treated. In addition, we explain which risk factors favor the development of a stroke and how you can prevent such a seizure

Stroke - prevention and consequences

Stroke – prevention and consequences

Are large or vital brain areas affected?a stroke can be fatal. Also possible are severe impairment of voluntary movements (motor function), severe disorders of the function of the sense organs (for example, eyes, ears, organ of balance), a pronounced dysfunction of internal organs including the excretory organs. Bedtime increases the risk of thrombosis , embolism and pneumonia.


High blood pressure

Hypertension – around 20 million people in Germany are affected. The tricky thing is: If the diagnosis is made, the disease has unnoticed usually done damage for years. The high blood pressure can not cure, but lower. High blood pressure (arterial hypertension) is a widespread disease – every fourth adult in Germany suffers from it. The danger of hypertension is still underestimated. This is mainly due to the fact that hypertension usually does not cause any complaints at the beginning.

Heart attack

Heart attack

Almost everyone has come into contact with a heart attack (myocardial infarction). Be it as a sufferer or as an acquaintance of a person affected by a heart attack. If our circulation engine lacks oxygen, it stutters or stops completely. This happens not so rare: over 220,000 people suffer a heart attack in Germany every year, about 50,000 cases are fatal.

Woman with pain

What is pain?

If we bump our heads or accidentally touch a hot stove,we feel pain. Pain is a warning signal of our body, which indicates that something is wrong. Univ. Prof. Dr. Frank Birklein, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Pain Research at the Medical Faculty of Mainz University, explains in an interview what pain is, what Read more…