Persistent elevation of blood pressure in the walls of the arteries is termed as hypertension or high blood pressure. Initially, there is no major signs and symptoms of hypertension but if the pressure is dangerously high i.e. 180/120 or above immediate medical attention is required and its long term elevation results in various complications such as stroke, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, coronary artery disease etc.
The symptoms of hypertension are light-headedness, vertigo, tinnitus, headache, blurred vision etc. Hypertension is categorized as primary or essential and secondary hypertension (due to chronic kidney disease, endocrinal disorder, during pregnancy and various other conditions). Genetic factors and certain lifestyle disorders like intake of excess salt, alcohol, smoking, obesity are the predisposing factors for hypertension.
Homeopathic remedies effective in hypertension are GLONOINE, AURUM MET, BARYTA MUR, NATRUM MUR, LACHESIS, RAUWOLFIA, ALLIUM SATIVA, BELLADONNA, CACTUS GRANDIFLORUS, CRATAEGUS.