Please tell me the consequence of high blood pressure if not treated.

Q. What will be the consequence of high blood pressure if not treated?

Answered by
Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif
and medically reviewed by Dr. K Shobana
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 12, 2023

Hello doctor,

I want to know what will be the consequences of high blood pressure if it is not treated.



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I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns. If left untreated, high blood pressure may damage badly your lungs, kidneys, heart, blood vessels, brain, peripheral nerves and many more effects that may need months to years to develop. Kidney failure-coma-death, liver failure-coma-death, stroke-brain damage-paralysis-coma-death, coronary artery disease, heart enlargement-heart attack-death, pulmonary arterial hypertension-breathing, and many other issues- lungs failure and transplant needed, many more are the results of untreated hypertension. Let me help you find the best medications and treatment for you. What is your age, height, waist neck, and hips circumference, weight? What is your blood pressure readings?

Investigations to be done:

Do comprehensive metabolic profile.

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