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What are the alarm bells of high blood pressure?

“Sudden headaches, dizziness, feeling of confusion, shortness of breath after walking up a flight of stairs or going on a fast walk: these are all signs of an initial hypertensive state. You should pay extra attention to these symptoms, especially if they are appearing for the first time.” Prof. Valerio Sanguigni, Cardiologist and Lecturer of Internal Medicine at the Università di Roma Tor Vergata [Tor Vergata University of Rome], describes a condition that is as common as it is insidious: hypertension.