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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
many things: Treat your high blood pressure (or get it treated), and take an analgesic (e.g. Ibuprofen, naproxen, or full dose aspirin) and use massage and heat fo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: We can't diagnose the problem without more information, but high blood pressure and left sided neck pain are a concerning combination. If you are are ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Shouldn't : Be anything to be concerned about.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and yes: There are many possible causes with high blood pressure and tension being high on the list.Sometimes a pinched nerve in the neck or arthritis in the n ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
See doctor: It's hard to say if the headache you're having is related to your uncontrolled bp, but it is certainly concerning. You need to check your blood press ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: High blood pressure can cause headaches, dizziness, or blurry vision. As these symptoms accrue, the risk of letting the high blood pressure continue i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Absolutely: Actually one of the most common causes for headache. If any other symptoms: blurred vision, nausea, chest pain and depending upon how high is the bloo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Neither: Stop guessing and go have BP measured.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Cause or effect?: Headaches often cause a rise in the blood pressure. Except for extreme cases, one cannot feel their blood pressure.
A 89-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
36 years experience Travel Medicine
Pain worsens high BP: Pain by itself can significantly raise blood pressure. Getting your pain under control may be all the blood pressure control you need. If not, be mind ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No association: There is no direct link between high cholesterol or triglycerides and joint pain. However, having extra weight and obesity can certainly put strain o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: The cause of airplane ear is changes in the air pressure within the ear caused by changes in altitude and air pressure inside the airplane. It is not ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Difficult: It is very hard to tell if you have any coronary artery blockage just with the information you have provided.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
19 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Standing (at first): When you stand, less blood returns from the legs --> lowers cardiac output --> lowers blood pressure. This should be a minor and transient effe ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Depends.........: Depending on a lot of things including age, hydration, medications, fitness, current activity, pain, and many more, pulse and BP can both be high, bot ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Praveen Rohatgi
46 years experience Cardiology
Yes: yes
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No : It's not a known effect.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Hypothyroidism : Not usually related to high bp.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Dependens: As we age, the systolic blood pressure rises and the diastolic blood pressure decreases some. This is different for different populations of course. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Two common occurrences happening commonly.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: The entire spectrum of the condition known as fibromyalgia has not been fully determined, but these are not generally considered part of it. Go and b ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 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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