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Is low blood pressure associated with migraines at all? I do know that BP rises with my migraines

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: If anything, your

experience is atypical.
The relationship between blood pressure and migraine is controversial. Change in blood pressure is not predictable among those experiencing migraine; the most common report is what you suggest, that, especially diastolic, blood pressure falls during a migraine. In general, high blood pressure is associated with a greater likelihood of headache, but not migraine specifically

In brief: If anything, your

experience is atypical.
The relationship between blood pressure and migraine is controversial. Change in blood pressure is not predictable among those experiencing migraine; the most common report is what you suggest, that, especially diastolic, blood pressure falls during a migraine. In general, high blood pressure is associated with a greater likelihood of headache, but not migraine specifically
Dr. Julie Abbott
Dr. Julie Abbott
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: No-opposite & yes BP

?es with pain (most any basis) along with anger & frustration.
Migraine means vascular & is result of artery wall muscles (in meninges around brain) relaxing, letting arteries to enlarge & stretch the tissues around them; literally a painful pulse. Higher BP within these arteries also ?es their size & the pain. ?ing the BP in these arteries ?es/stops the pain, thus is a fast way to stop the pain.

In brief: No-opposite & yes BP

?es with pain (most any basis) along with anger & frustration.
Migraine means vascular & is result of artery wall muscles (in meninges around brain) relaxing, letting arteries to enlarge & stretch the tissues around them; literally a painful pulse. Higher BP within these arteries also ?es their size & the pain. ?ing the BP in these arteries ?es/stops the pain, thus is a fast way to stop the pain.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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