05/28/07 #7 - Increased blood pressure and Migraines?

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    When having a Migraine, does blood pressure go up? Also, is high blood pressure related with Migraines? Thanks.




    High BP can set off headaches, and Migraines often have high BP associated with them. For many people, pain of any kind will cause their blood pressure to rise. Yes, it is common for blood pressure to rise during a Migraine for some people, but not for all Migraineurs.

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    John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert

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Published On: May 28, 2007