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Can a pintch nerve cause your blood pressure to be high?

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Dr. Peter Banitt
Cardiology 32 years experience
Yes: The pain from a pinched nerve or any other pain in the body can cause your blood pressure to rise. When you experience pain, the body will increase the number of stress hormones, including adrenaline, and this can increase your blood pressure.

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