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A 32-year-old male asked:

when my blood pressure goes too high like 160/100 or higher in get bad anxiety and headaches. why? i don't check it until after symptoms start.

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Good signals: Many people don't find out about BP issues until it's too late because often there are no noticeable signs. Perhaps it is a good thing that your body is successfully letting you know. You need to pay attention. There are, of course, medications but also there are Behavioral Health strategies that are excellent too. A Health Psychologisy can also address the anxiety if it hits at other times too!

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