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High Blood Pressure Headache Back Of Head
No specific: Part, but commonly "pressure" is fellt in the back of the skull or on the temples, sometimes g=behind the eys: but neither low nor high BP always causes any symptom. ...Read more
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
See someone now: Please see a physician immediately. Do not hesitate. I have no way of knowing what is wrong with you from your description. Only that you need an immediate and thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Blood in eye HBP: You likely have the most severe form of HBP called malignant HTN. You need to get it under control now!. I specialize in this and am happy to get you to goal in only a few days to weeks depending on what meds you are on and how much salt you eat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause a severe headache located behind the left ear at the base of the skull. Pain meds haven't helped. Now what? Medical history: heart surgery, diabetic, high blood pressure
Headaches : Headaches and their causes can be complicated, difficult diagnoses to make. With your past history of diabetes and high blood pressure, you should make an appointment with your doctor for a complete evaluation as soon as possible. You doctor will take a thorough history and do a neurological evaluation to try and find out what is causing your symptoms. You may want to think about the answers to some of the questions they may ask you such as: - when did it start? - how often do they happen? - are they getting more frequent or more painful? - how long do they last? - what does the headache feel like and can you point to it? - does it occur around the same time at night or does it ever happen during the day? - what other symptoms do you have and when do they occur in regards to the headache? - have you had any big life changes? - how is your lifestyle? Are you getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising? - are you taking any medications? Do you drink caffeine and how much? Answering these questions may help your doctor figure out what is causing your headaches, whether it is a serious problem or not, and how to help you. Good luck! ...Read more
Having head pressure everyday at the back of my head which feel blood circulation shortage, had mra/mri of head/neck. Both negative. Lightheaded?
Chronicity: The prior term, chronic daily headaches, now migraines, may well be applied to your pattern. My thoughts, assuming you have no jaw, neck, dental, or sinus triggers, would be to place you on a trial of an anti migraine agent, and would opt for an OTC prep such as riboflavin, CoQ-10, butterbur, feverfew, magnesium. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes 4 feeling of skin tightness on face and head, pressure feeling in head and face also + high blood pressure + low grade fever?
Pregnancy: There are probably other causes as well. ...Read more
Doesn't : It usually doesn't. If you have thumping, you may be hearing your arterial pulse. This isn't as rare as it may seem, since the carotid artery anatomically traverses the bone that houses your inner ear. If your hearing thru air is reduced (by a cold, let's say), then the conduction thru bone is augmented. ...Read more
Have severe pressure in lower right side of head,worse at night.I have high fluctuating blood pressure.
Exam needed: Because of your age & complaints it is best for you to seek a doctor's evaluation right away. Take care ---- ...Read more
Not necessarily: It's easier to just get a BP reading in a pharmacy or doc's office rather than try to guess the bp. ...Read more
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
Headache: Hi, is this a new headache or you have a recurrent headache like that? Do you have any change in your vision? What kind of pain do you have, a pressure like pain or throbbing? Any dizziness, nausea or vomiting? The possible causes are Tension headache (most likely), sinus pain (2nd most likely), migraine headache (less likely), please see a provider for further evaluation, Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Total body tension: The headache would not cause the blood pressure spike, but the 2 symptoms could come together in one person. I have also seen hypertensive people develop headaches when BP rises quickly. Tension headache means the muscles around your scalp are very tense, and they can hurt like muscles anywhere else in your body can hurt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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