"It was an ordinary day, a cold morning. I was sleeping after a night shift and woke up from the fact that massive shelling had begun. A tank unit of 16 tanks approached us. Our armored personnel carrier was shot down before my eyes and I ran to help pull the guys out, but did not I ran a little, there were about seven meters left, I could hear the whistle of shells, explosions and darkness ... I rubbed my eyes from the ground and saw that there was a bare bone in the place of the arm, I thought that I should see what was happening with my legs, if I could move. "I thought that I would die, but I was lying, I realized that I would not die for a long time, that I would live and I had to do something, and I put on a tourniquet," the military man says.

Більшість людей з високим тиском не мають ознак або симптомів, навіть якщо показники артеріального тиску досягають небезпечно високих рівнів. В той час деякі люди в разі підвищення тиску можуть мати головний біль, задишку або носові кровотечі. Але ці ознаки і симптоми не є специфічними і зазвичай не проявляються, поки тиск не досягне важкого або небезпечного для життя рівня.

The most common diseases associated with hypertension include: obesity, primarily abdominal obesity (AO), type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), coronary heart disease (CHD), arrhythmias and conduction disorders, chronic kidney disease (CKD), cerebrovascular diseases , joint diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep apnea syndrome, thyroid disease and other endocrine diseases. In this regard, the 2018 European Society of Hypertension and European Society of Cardiology guidelines emphasized the need for careful stratification of cardiovascular and overall risk of complications in order to select the most optimal antihypertensive therapy.