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Keep Waking Up With Headaches Really Bad Ones Why I Have High Blood Pressure
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
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
Control BP: Morning headaches may be a symptom of not optimally controlled blood pressure, though patients have variable sensitivity to the bp. Night time BP measurements are difficult to reliably measure unless a 24 hour monitor is used. Verifying that the BP is too high at night or in the morning should cause you to follow up with your doctor to find strategies to optimally control your blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Odd Blood Pressures, 167/145, 171/150, then drops to 90/50. What type of medication? Emerg Room Dr said it was Labile Hypertension/headaches when High
Merits an evaluation: Two of the pressures mentioned are clearly very high; the 3rd pressure is quite low. It merits a careful visit to ones doctor to attempt to clarify the reason for the marked fluctuation. A thorough history and exam with blood and urine testing should determine the cause of the marked pressure variations. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure, bad headaches, and vomiting. My vision went extremely blurred at one time and i had small nosebleed. I recently had sex?
Time for a check up: What's it going to take to get you in?Seriously, see your family doctor or find a board certified internist, to evaluate your complaints, perform a thorough history and physical exam.Its the right thing to do...For yourself.You can start to check and record your blood pressure and pulse.Take these numbers in to the doctor, for a head start. Good luck. ...Read more
Get your stress out: Relaxation is the key to reversing tension associated with high blood pressure. An occasional beer if it helps you to relax may be useful but the long term solution is to learn how to live a low or no stress life style. Exercise, meditation and other movement practices like chi gung are very useful as well as elimination of red and hormone containing meats. Garlic is quite helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Be careful: Sudafed and other oral decongestants will raise blood pressure. Other safe alternatives are topical nasal steroids and singulair both of which have decongestant properties. Topical afrin is safe used as directed in the instructions but may cause elevated BP in some individuals. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure and work out with heavy weights. Lately at the work my face gets red and i get bad pressure in my ears? And have to stop.
Take action...: How high? Are you taking medications for blood pressure? May ne medications are not enogh. Either you increase the dose or add another one. Do you have chest pain, palpitations, shortness of breath at rest or on exertion?.....Back to your doctor asap. Do not wait..You do not want stroke or heart attack? ...Read more
Regarding babies, if a baby awakens in the night for feeding, one should not turn on bright lights. Keep the room dark and quiet. Use night lights, if needed. Keep the feeding as brief and low-key as possible. Do not entertain the baby. When the baby has been fed, burped, and calmed, return him to bed. With this routine, the baby will become used to it and go to sleep on ...Read more
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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