What does headache pain from high blood pressure feel like?

Hypertension. If you have regular headaches it will feel the same as those. If you don't have headaches, it could feel like a pounding, squeezing, or throbbing pain. The trick is to get control of your blood pressure, eat healthy foods, avoid caffeine completely, and exercise. If you still have high blood pressure and headaches see your physician to discuss medical testament for your elevated blood pressure.

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I have high blood pressure and ran out of my meds been out 5days, I have a horriable headahce and my heart is slammin hard and I have no dr. Now what?

Get BP checked now! If you have a way to check your BP at home, do it now. If not, see your doctor, an urgent care, or go to the emergency room now. Your BP may be seriously high, and putting you at a high risk of a stroke or heart attack. Read more...

Why I feel high blood pressure symptoms like headaches when my BP is just a little high?

Headache came first? Mildly elevated BP is not typically associated with headaches. It is a "silent killer." it may be that you have headaches and therefore a slight rise in bp. Read more...

Headache with high blood pressure?

See doctor. It's hard to say if the headache you're having is related to your uncontrolled bp, but it is certainly concerning. You need to check your blood pressure regularly and keep a log. Take your BP log and tell your doctor you are motivated to get this under control. You may also want to look up the "dash" diet. It's great. If your BP is over 190/100 today, you should go the er. Read more...
HA and HBP. headaches due to hypertension get better when BP gets better and return when HIGH BP returns. I am available for second opinion on BP issues which is all I do. . Read more...
Must see PCP. Yes, high BP can cause headaches, given your age and vascular risk factor, you must be properly evaluated and treated by your PCP at the very least. Read more...
Treat high BP. Hypertension can be treated without medication. Regular cardiovascular exercise, at least five days per week. DASH diet - salt < 2000mg daily, fiber (50 grams daily for women and 70 grams daily for men), lean protein sources and complex carbohydrates. Stress reduction - meditation and such. Sleep 6-9 hours nightly. Don't smoke cigarettes - ever. BP over 140/80 can cause headache. Read more...