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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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Sharp neck pain related to hugh blood pressure?

Sharp neck pain related to hugh blood pressure?

Yes - Stress maybe?: High blood pressure more typically triggers headaches. A common relationship between the two is stress - which causes muscle tension/cramping/neck pains and may drive your blood pressure up at the same time. ...Read more

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Am taking blood pressure medication an still am having neck pain?

Am taking blood pressure medication an still am having neck pain?

The Question is?: Usually people bring us questions to answer. Hypertension is not the cause of neck pain. Why would you think that blood pressure medication would treat neck pain? ...Read more

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The back of my head by my neck hurts after i my blood pressure med wares off?

The back of my head by my neck hurts after i my blood pressure med wares off?

Wears off?: How long until your medication wears off? Is it a medication you are to take only once a day? Is your BP high when the head and neck hurt? I would talk to your doctor about adding another medication to your regimen if the BP is going up daily on your current medication, especially since it seems to be causing symptoms. ...Read more

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I am having spells where my neck and voice get weak my blood pressure gets high?

I am having spells where my neck and voice get weak my blood pressure gets high?

Need eval: I don't think your blood pressure is the issue - it likely rises in reaction to your apprehension. The question is: what is causing the weakness? While it's more likely to be a not serious cause, serious causes could include multiple sclerosis and myasthenia gravis. So you need to have this checked out. Even in the worst case, both are treatable. ...Read more

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Does blood pressure cause neck to hurt?

Does blood pressure cause neck to hurt?

Blood pressure: BP itself won't cause neck to hurt but if it causes cardiac ischemia, neck pain could happen, if it causes a cva likewise some neck symptom could result. ...Read more

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I am 46 suffering neck spasms to a point where sometimes i cannot move when laying down. I have a blood pressure of 151 over 102.

Two problems: The neck spasms merit a careful evaluation to determine the cause. The blood pressure represents moderately severe hypertension and poses an unnecessary risk of stroke and heart attack. In rare instances, coronary artery pain (angina) can present as neck pain. You deserve to have a very careful evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Having hard time getting blood pressure regulated. Have noticed when reaching up that i feel could pass out when head gets compressed to neck.

Having hard time getting blood pressure regulated. Have noticed when reaching up that i feel could pass out when head gets compressed to neck.

Passing out: You may have an arteriosclerotic plaque partially blocking your carotid artery. Have your internist check the pulses in your neck. He may want you to go for an MRI of your carotid arteries . If blockage is present he may send you to a neurosurgeon to have your arteries reamed out. ...Read more

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High blood pressure and got pain in neck left side?

High blood pressure and got pain in neck left side?

See a doctor: We can't diagnose the problem without more information, but high blood pressure and left sided neck pain are a concerning combination. If you are are experiencing pain now, see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Hi is 161/94 normal blood pressure? Plus my head and back of neck been hurting cn i get an answer asap please thanx

Hi is 161/94 normal blood pressure? Plus my head and back of neck been hurting cn i get an answer asap please thanx

No it is not: It is not normal bp. BP goal is 120/80 an average at any given time. The fact tha your head and neck is hurting may drive your BP up. You definitely need to see your doctor to establish cause of your symptoms, and treat it. Do not think that one time visit to emergency room or walk in clinic will resolve your problem. They are not substitute for regular and ongoing care. ...Read more

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I'm about 105lbs what's ideal blood pressure for me? It goes up and way down and I get light headed dizzy a lot :( also have neck problems, vesbular.

I'm about 105lbs what's ideal blood pressure for me? It goes up and way down and I get light headed dizzy a lot :( also have neck problems, vesbular.

Labile hypertension: swings in blood pressure are not normal, especially at your young age. Please be sure to see your internist first, consider ambulatory BP monitoring to get objective 24-48 hour data, then consider workup for primary and secondary causes if warranted. See your MD asap. ...Read more

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I have blurred vision pressure in the head and lower neck pain. My blood pressure has also been spiking.

I have blurred vision pressure in the head and lower neck pain. My blood pressure has also been spiking.

Be evaluated asap: Issues could be due to extremely high blood pressure. Red flags include blurred vision,change in mental status(anxiety, confusion, decreased alertness, decreased ability to concentrate, fatigue, restlessness, sleepiness, stupor, lethargy), chest pain,cough,headache,nausea or vomiting, numbness/ tingling/weakness,reduced urine output, shortness of breath. If present seek care ASAP. ...Read more

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My right side ear and neck hurt and feel tense. I was diagnosed with High Blood pressure, but i'm only 21 what could be the reason?

My right side ear and neck hurt and feel tense. I was diagnosed with High Blood pressure, but i'm only 21 
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Behavior at any age:: Strudy the several links in: https://doctorbeta.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6620644. I have answered many more questions on topic in Healhtap.com over time. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more