MANGOBOSS.com

Men with High Blood Pressure --- Top 7
Side Effects
Related Links
Kale Lowers Your Blood Pressure

Lower Your Blood Pressure in a Month -5 Simple Tips

High Blood Pressure and Viagra -A Safe Combo?

Use Your Lunch Hour to Beat High Blood Pressure

Can I Workout with High Blood Pressure?

Magnesium Keeps Your Heart Strong -Top 5 Foods

Cold Weather Increases Your Heart Attack Risk Even When You Are Resting

Kidney Disease - 7 Ways You Are Destroying Your Kidneys

The Surprising Reason Young People Are Dropping Dead of Heart Failure

Activated Charcoal Lowers Cholesterol by Over 30%

Tension Headaches in Men --Surprising Foods That Help!

Being Berated - 7 Sneaky Surprising Ways It Affects Your Health

Weird Craving for Salt- What It Means

Cranberries Help Control Blood Pressure

Losing 7% of Your Body Weight Drops Diabetes Risk by 60%

Diabetic Ketoacidosis - The Diabetic Crisis That Looks Like a Hangover

Men Have Weaker Immune Systems -7 Tips to Do Something About It

Manopause?-Symptoms and 7 Tips to Reverse It

10 Superfoods for Men's Health
Top 9 Foods Men Should Not Eat
Foods That Raise Cholesterol

Why Young Guys Have Heart Attacks
Mad Men -How Getting Angry Can Destroy Your Health
How Extreme Exercise Can Hurt Your Heart
Is Your Heart Rate Too Slow?-Causes and Top 10 Natural Remedies
Yoga Workouts to Improve Erectile Health

Herbs and Foods to Boost Testosterone Naturally

Foods That Strengthen Erectile Performance

Does Beer Affect Erections?-New Report
Blood Pressure-What It Means
Foods That Reduce Blood Pressure
Low Folate Harms Sperm

Penis Shaving Bumps-Home Remedies
Better Tasting Sperm
Get Lean Diet for Men


October 22, 2012,last updated February 17, 2016

By Joey Carney, Contributing Columnist






According to the American Heart Association, men under 45 are more
likely than women to have high blood pressure.
High blood pressure,
also called hypertension, is a serious danger to your health. It’s the
leading cause of heart attacks, strokes, and congestive heart failure,
high blood pressure is easily treatable with medication or by changing
one’s lifestyle, making it one of the most preventable causes of death in
adults.

High blood pressure is deadly. A 2011 study by the University of
Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital estimates that high blood
pressure causes 7.6 million deaths worldwide.

[Update:

Even having blood pressure above 130/85, which is a bit above normal
(normal being 120/80), raises your risk for cardiovascular events by
2.3 times, according to a 2014 study led by Dr. Kei Asayama of the
University of Leuven in the Netherlands. ]

Although at least 20% of people in the US don’t know they have high
blood pressure, there are some clear signs that you should look out,
and some telltale side effects.  What are the signs of high blood
pressure in men? What should you do to help prevent high blood
pressure?

Top 7 Side Effects of Hypertension in Men
































1.        Erectile Dysfunction: The University of Lagos in Nigeria
published a report in 2010 which found that erectile dysfunction is also
a common side effect of men with high blood pressure who are not on
medication. Though the study found that women with hypertension
had orgasmic troubles as well, high blood pressure is much more likely
to cause sexual performance problems in men than women. Bottom line
is, if you are having trouble in bed, go see a doctor and make sure to
check your blood pressure.

In ways that doctors do not completely understand yet, hypertension
seems to be linked with changes in levels of sexual hormones. One
study in 1989 from the Medical University of South Carolina in
Charleston found that white men with high blood pressure have lower
levels of free testosterone and a sex hormone called androstenedione
in their blood. The study, led by Drs. Hughes and Mathur, also found
that women with high blood pressure have the opposite blood levels of
these hormones. Other studies have found that lower levels of
testosterone can produce signs you may recognize –low energy, lower
sexual drive, depression. (Read more about
foods that help to improve
erectile performance.)

Another link between sex hormones and hypertension has been found
in studies of licorice root. Licorice root causes hypertension. It also
depresses levels of testosterone, according to a 2004 study from the
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences-Endocrinology, University
of Padua, Italy .

2.        
Headaches: Some people with uncomplicated or severe
hypertension feel headaches or dizziness, usually when their blood
pressure is very high. An April 2000 article in the Journal of
Hypertension reported that headaches can be a sign of high blood
pressure. They did find, however, that having frequent headaches
doesn’t necessarily mean your blood pressure is high. But it may be
worth the investment of a blood pressure monitor just in case.


3.        
Blurred vision: Though not common except in later stages,
blurred vision is sometimes a sign of high blood pressure. The
University of Sidney published a case study in 2012 of a patient who
had been losing his vision for 6 months. Attributing it to age, when he
checked into the hospital the doctors found high blood pressure to be
one of the main causes.  

4.        
Shortness of breath: A 2012 study by Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago reported the prominence of
pulmonary hypertension. Among the patients they encountered, most
common were those with dyspnea (trouble breathing), exercise
intolerance, or right heart failure. Perhaps attributing it to being out of
shape, sufferers seldom see a doctor and miss the real cause of their
ailment. As shown in the report, there was a direct correlation between
shortness of breath and right heart failure.  


5.        
Nausea: According to MedicineNet.com, About 1% of people
with hypertension are diagnosed with severe high blood pressure on
their first visit to the doctor. They usually have extreme nausea,
headaches, and dizziness, and may require urgent treatment to avoid a
stroke. If you have let things get this far, see a doctor immediately. The
surest sign of high blood pressure is after you have had a stroke, a
heart attack or cardiac failure. At that point it is too late.

6.        
Feeling Tired?: The University of Rochester Department of
Cardiology cautions that while high blood pressure is generally
unnoticeable, fatigue is one of the few recognizable warning signs that
you may need a checkup. When your blood doesn’t have room to pump
sufficiently, your body doesn’t receive enough oxygen.


7.        
Kidney failure: Another extreme side effect, one’s kidneys can
fail due to very high blood pressure.

In a 2012 study of deaths caused by kidney damage by the University
of Sao Paolo, 59% of the deceased had preexisting cases of
hypertension.

A similar 2003 study by the National Kidney Foundation attributed high
blood pressure, diabetes, and age as the surest predictors of
kidney
damage or failure.

How to Prevent High Blood Pressure

One of the best things you can do to beat high blood pressure is to cut
way back on the amount of salt you’re eating.  Although it is common
knowledge that high sodium levels cause high blood pressure, the fact
that 1 in 3 people in the United States are above the safe level indicates
that they aren’t doing much about it. (Read more about
why you crave
salt.)

If you eat like a typical American then there is a very good chance your
blood pressure is already too high. St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
in New York published an article in 2012 which examined the
effectiveness of salt-reduction.

They found that the obese, African Americans, and the elderly benefited
most, and concluded that your lifestyle is a sure predictor of high blood
pressure. (Read more about
foods that help to lower your blood
pressure.)

To sum up, though there are several telltale of signs and side effects of
high blood pressure, most people only realize they have a problem after
they have already had severe complications. Even if you lead a healthy
life, high blood pressure can be hereditary and is usually hidden. The
only sure way to know that you don’t have a problem is have your
blood pressure checked.  

Avoid excessive salt, eat healthy diet, exercise regularly, be honest
about whether you have erectile dysfunction and, most important of all,
have regular checkups from your doctor. (Read more about
habits you
can incorporate in your day to fight high blood pressure.)






Related:
Lower Your Blood Pressure in a Month -5 Simple Tips

7 Tips to Reverse the Manopause

Use Your Lunch hour to Beat High Blood Pressure

10 Superfoods for Men's Health

Being Berated Can Raise Your Risk for Heart Disease and Depression

Foods That Strengthen Erectile Performance

Tension Headaches in Men-7 Natural Remedies

Fatty Foods Linked to Male Baldness


Prostate Cancer Linked to Fatty Diet

Soy Foods Reduce Sperm Count
Home  > Diets and Workouts  > Here































Health and Diet Index:
Foods That Help You Maintain Your Erection
Foods That Make You Bald
Stop Snoring-Tips That Work
Waist-to-Hip The New Number That Counts
Tiger's Core Work-Out
Six Pack Abs The Work-outs That Work
The Add Muscle Diet
Lose 10 lbs-Simple  Diet
Prostate Cancer Linked to Fatty Diet


Low Folate Harms Sperm-New Study

Exercises That Improve Erectile Function
Men Who Prefer Masturbation
Benefits of Masturbation
What Is Normal Height for a Man?

Male Baldness Affected By Diet
Free Yourself--Work At Home LatestListings


Galleries of the Week-Browse








Galleries -Actresses

Jessica Alba
Eva Mendes
 



Galleries -Singers
Beyonce
Rihanna


Galleries Sexy Legs









Man Polls of the Month-Below

If You Had to Sleep with a Woman Other Than Your
Wife or Girlfriend, Who Would It Be?-Vote


About Us                                           

Privacy Policy              

Register

                     
(c) copyright 2008 -2017, and all prior years, mangoboss.com and its parent network. All Rights Reserved.
Subscribe in a reader
Feeling unusually tired is a sign of high
blood pressure.
.