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Friday, September 11, 2009 Ernestine, Community Member, asks

Q: A spike to high blood pressure then a drop in blood pressure?

In an 84 year old woman, what would cause sudden spikes in high blood pressure and then a sudden drop?  She gets dizzy and then falls.  No other symptoms.  She has been to the dr and had MRI, blood work up and nothing really shows up.  Any ideas?

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
9/12/09 2:15pm

Hi Ernestine,


You may want to review the following post:


What Causes Dizziness? Is it My Heart?


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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