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A 60-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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably not.: Uncontrolled high blood pressure might play a minor role, if any, in heavy periods - more important to ask gynecologist to check for other causes.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Uncontrolled HTN: Uncontrolled hypertension can cause a vascular headache, but mildly elevated hypertension does not trigger a migraine.
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Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes it may: Migraine and hypertension are common conditions that frequently coexist. The relastionship between the two is usually coincidental, but some evidence ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
It can: High blood pressure can cause headaches, dizziness, cloudy thinking, and in worst case can lead to stroke. If you have high blood pressure, be sure t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Extremely high blood pressures (usually greater than 200 mmhg for the top number) can result in "end organ" damage including changes to the retinal ar ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Not usually but: Low blood pressure frequently does.In fact, that's how we tell when BP is too low...When it makes one sick( dizzy, faint).It's easy to tell if BP is t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lance Berger
31 years experience Cardiology
Possible: A 19 year old with high blood pressure needs to be seen by a hypertension (blood pressure) specialist to rule out "secondary causes", meaning is there ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
On yourself ?: I would be more concerned with your advanced age for another pregnancy -- though high blood pressure is also a risk factor.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Very high blood pressure can cause heart attacks, stroke and mini stroke.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Devane
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: It is important to have a dilated eye exam to determine if the hypertension is causing any ocular problems. Also important to have your blood pressure ... Read More
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