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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
Dr Joseph H. Henderson, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered on behalf of Greenville Health SystemTypically, high blood pressure does not cause any symptoms. However, over time, high blood pressure can cause thickening and stiffening of the heart wall and eventually shortness of breath.
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