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Woodstock, CT
A 45-year-old female asked:

Can high blood pressure cause extreme head ache?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
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 blood pressure I would suggest that you seek immediate medical attention.

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Brooklyn, NY
A 50-year-old female asked:

I been getting head ache every night for awhile I do have high blood pressure could that be it?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: Yes, sometimes poorly controlled high blood pressure can lead to a headache. It would be a good idea to get your blood pressure checked and talk to your doctor if it is elevated. There are also many other causes of headaches, such as stress, infections, and eye strain.
Last updated Sep 10, 2018


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