The Health Effects of a Hypertensive Crisis

A hypertensive crisis is a situation where your blood pressure is severely elevated. Dr. Travis Stork (The Doctors) and Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, explain why if this happens you need to act quickly. "Hypertensive crisis can lead to life threatening conditions like stroke, heart attack or kidney failure," Dr. Lewis-Hall explains. "Other side effects can include loss of consciousness, memory loss or eye damage." To learn more about the symptoms of a hypertensive cris