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High Blood Pressure

Effects of high blood pressure

08/27/2007

Question:

will high blood pressure make you tired and sleepy all the time.

Answer:

Mild hypertension is generally asymptomatic (the "silent killer"), but some patients describe headaches or fatigue.  At any rate, you will need a determination of your blood pressure status.

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Response by:

Max C Reif, MD Max C Reif, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Hypertension Section
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati