High blood pressure can signal a variety of serious illnesses. Including one deadly one.
According to cardiovascular surgeon Vladimir Khoroshev, patients with hypertensive crises and blood pressure rising to 280 should be very attentive to their health. They are at risk of a disease such as ruptured aneurysm.
He noted that this disease “almost always” is fatal. At the same time, it begins to form imperceptibly and it can take only 1-2 months from the start of the delamination process to rupture.
Another hypertensive crisis or a person underwent stress, cortisol developed, at this moment a rupture of an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta may occur. And this is almost instant death. Vladimir Khoroshev
At the same time, the specialist clarified that if an aneurysm is diagnosed at the initial stage, it can literally save a person’s life.