The nurse is instructing a patient on the symptoms of hypertension. The patient requires additional education if he states that which of the following is a symptom of high blood pressure?

Feeling of fullness in the head


• Hypertension is rarely accompanied by symptoms. When symptoms do occur, they include headache, tinnitus, blurred vision, and dizziness

• Incorrrect: A feeling of fullness in the head is not associated with hypertension. It often occurs with sinus congestion

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