MOSCOW, January 22 - RIA Novosti. American doctors named six signs of dangerously high blood pressure, requiring urgent medical attention, writes Express.
It is noted that often increased indicators may not appear, but at the same time have a significant negative effect on the body, increasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
According to experts, the critical indicator at which it is recommended to call an ambulance is a pressure above 180/120. This condition can produce the following symptoms: chest pain, severe headache, numbness or weakness, blurred vision, shortness of breath, difficulty speaking.
If a person regularly has high blood pressure, experts advise to exercise and change dietary habits by reducing salt intake, eating more vegetables and fruits, low-fat dairy products, legumes, nuts, whole grains and unsaturated fats.