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can high blood pressure cause seizures

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood pressure: When high blood pressure causes a stroke or during hypertensive crisis, seizures can be a result.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Yes: Sudden increases in blood pressure (BP) (especially in patients with history of high blood pressure) can lead to a condition called hypertensive encep ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Some connections: I don't know a correlation factor, but there are interesting relationships. Eclampsia in pregnancy is a type of seizure often brought on by high bp. A ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. Since i don't have a clear idea of what you are describing and i don't know if this just started or if it is a chronic condition, i will provi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes, rarely: It is called hypertensive encephalopathy. Symptoms include headache, restlessness, nausea, disturbances of consciousness, seizures, retinal hemorrhage ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: But it could contribute to a stroke. Some BP meds have a rebound phenomenon with rebound high blood pressure resulting when you skip them. It's not r ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Wulff
44 years experience in Neurology
It is possible: If you have hx. Of seizures ... Adhd treatment with stimulants may trigger clinical seizures..
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Seizures: You need to see a Neurologist to evaluate and manage your seizures. Do not delay!
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Multiple causes: There are many causes of high BP. Aging and hardening of arteries are the most common causes. Very few have cure. The treatments can be directed t ... Read More

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