Could I possibly have hellp syndrome if I have high blood pressure and am recently getting severe headaches?

Yes. Hellp syndrome is a complication of pregnancy related to pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia is characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and headaches. Hellp syndrome additionally causes a dangerous elevation in liver enzymes and drop in platelets. It is a serious complication requiring immediate delivery for the health and safety of mom and baby.

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How do you get rid of a severe headache that could be caused by high blood pressure?

Lower BP. This headache is best treated with lower the BP into normal range. Otc painkiller may help temporary but are not the long term solution. Read more...
Lower the BP. But be advised, it takes extremely high blood pressure to cause a headache and the vast majority of headaches are not related to blood pressure. Read more...