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Woodbridge, VA
A 17-year-old male asked about a 42-year-old female:

My mom head hurts when she sits down or bends down.doctor said she has migraines.what could it be high blood pressure ?

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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 23 years experience
Further evaluation: If her head hurts ONLY when she is in certain position, that is not a migraine and deserves further evaluation. Certainly, elevated blood pressure can create positional headaches but if these are fairly new symptoms, again, she should seek further evaluation.
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