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A 38-year-old female asked:

Can a migraine cause my bp to go high? take atenolol for fast heart rate. normal bp for me is 106/60. now is 145/75.

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Dr. Catherine Willner
Neurology 35 years experience
BP and pain: Any kind of severe pain, including migraine often will elevate the blood pressure. The level that you report is not worrisome in this setting but if it should remain elevated after pain resolved, please have that evaluated.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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