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how to get rid of a headache caused by high blood pressure

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Dr. Marcel Hungs
26 years experience Neurology
Lower BP: This headache is best treated with lower the BP into normal range. Otc painkiller may help temporary but are not the long term solution.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Lower the BP: But be advised, it takes extremely high blood pressure to cause a headache and the vast majority of headaches are not related to blood pressure.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Change the medicine: If you have high blood pressure, then there's many options for treatment. It can be tailored to your side effect profile consider switching to an "a ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: There are potential alternatives to treat your high blood pressure that you may discuss with your doctor, depending on which have failed. If you haven ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Duhaney
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Control your BP: First, is make sure your blood pressure is controlled - generally less than 140/90; then it must be determined if the headache may be from another cau ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Treat the pressure: High blood pressure is quite common and some do have headaches from it, especially when it is too high. Most people have essential hypertension (caus ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
37 years experience Family Medicine
Blood Pressure Meds: If you have a headache secondary to blood pressure elevation, you need to have your blood pressure appropriately treated. If and only if you are addr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: See your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension : Usually essential hypertension is for life. However with aggressive lifestyle changes, weight loss and salt avoidance you may control your bp. That be ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
At your age: you can with diet and exercise provided that there is no abnormality in the adrenal gland or kidney or any endocrine system organs.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
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High Blood Pressure: There are many reasons for high blood pressure.First of all you have to have a complete evaluation. First thig to do is to reduce consumption of hig ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 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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