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Thursday, July 08, 2010 highatnight, Community Member, asks

Q: BP 'spikes' to 166/90 @ night, fine most of day

usually after I am in bed for an hour)

The rest of the day it is 124/75. Why ?, anything I can do to stop peaks??


I wake up with this pain in my neck. It goes away when the BP drops back to normal. (right side of neck)


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7/ 9/10 10:37pm

Hi Highatnight,


One possible cause may be sleep apnea. I recommend discussing your elevated night time blood pressure with your physician to determine cause and appropriate treatment.


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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