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White Sulphur Springs, WV
A 28-year-old male asked:

Doctor said he believes why my blood pressure is high is cause of stress. why would the sides of my head have a numb feeling coming and going though?

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
Cardiology 52 years experience
Hypertension.: Hypertension (High BP) can be associated with headache and other symptoms in the head; stress can act as an amplifier, causing BP to rise further. Sometimes, avoiding salt can reduce high BP; however, if the BP remains consistently above 130/80, a medication might be necessary to control ones BP. In addition, blood and urine tests can help determine the cause of high BP in a young person.

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