(I would do this in bard_bloom, but this is the paid account.)
Which medical issue would you prefer?
Having high blood pressure, and thus serious loss of life expectancy?
Feeling constantly somewhat weak and faint due to blood-pressure lowering medication?
This is a false dichotomy; another choice exists, as detailed in the comments.
Which is more disturbing?
Discovering that your son has a tail, rather after his fifth birthday?
Discovering that you have a tail, when you are twenty-eight?
Discovering that your cat's tail has a scorpion-style stinger, the painful way?
This is a false trichotomy; another choice exists, as detailed in comments.