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High Blood Pressure Pain In Back Of Head
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
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
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
Can my high blood pressure cause headaches daily, pain in the back of head and behind ears? And cause odd feelings of pain in my body?
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
Pregnancy: There are probably other causes as well. ...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
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
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
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
Getting more frequent headaches, pain in forehead and back of head. Also shooting pains from back of head down neck when i put pressure on back of head?
Could the head ache cause stomach ache and why(the blood pressure was 13.2/9.4mmHg)and is the blood pressure normal ?
C below: You are 19 but... People with an arm-to-arm difference of 15 points or more are twice as likely to have peripheral artery disease—essentially cholesterol-clogged arteries in the arms, legs, or other non-heart parts of the body. In your case Mild coarctation could also be present ...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
Salt and fluids: But the first question is why do you want to raise your bp? Unless you're dizzy (brief dizziness on first arising doesn't count), your low BP may be normal for you. If your BP is >80 systolic and you're feeling ok, it could be a sign of health. If it's newly low, or if you're unwell (e.g., fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, lethargy), it's serious and needs prompt medical attention. ...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
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)
Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more
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