Saylorsburg, PA
A 16-year-old male asked:

Does throbbing in the head and lightheadedness while sick mean that the blood pressure has risen or fallen?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Either is possible.: Significant Low (hypotension) or high (hypertension) blood pressure can cause headaches and / or dizziness.
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