Is High Blood Pressure Affecting Your Health?

  • What is blood pressure?

    The force against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood through your body

    The total weight of the blood in your body

    A sign that you are angry

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  • A common sign of high blood pressure is:

    Fatigue

    Dizziness

    Trouble breathing

    Chest pain

    None of the above

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  • When blood pressure stays high, it can lead to:

    Heart attack

    Stroke

    Eye problems

    Kidney disease

    All of the above

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  • High blood pressure can cause the heart muscle to thicken.

    True

    False

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  • High blood pressure can make the blood vessels wider.

    True

    False

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  • Which is a sign of decreased blood flow?

    Pain in the legs and feet when walking

    Pale skin on your legs and feet

    Erection problems in men

    Numbness in legs and feet

    All of the above

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  • Which of the following are risk factors for stroke?

    Family history of stroke

    High cholesterol

    Abnormal heartbeat (atrial fibrillation)

    High blood pressure

    Diabetes

    All of the above

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  • Which is NOT a common warning sign of stroke?

    Confusion, trouble speaking or understanding others who are speaking

    Dizziness, loss of balance or coordination, trouble walking

    Weakness or numbness in the face, arm, or leg (often just on one side)

    Sudden problems with eyesight

    Sudden and severe headache

    Chest pain

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  • If high blood pressure affects your eyes, you might develop:

    Headaches

    Double vision

    Sudden loss of vision

    All of the above

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  • Symptoms of kidney disease appear immediately.

    True

    False

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