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What causes low blood pressure, headache and nausea?

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Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh

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Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 in Headache and Migraines
Question: My blood pressure is 165/111. Head ache w/ slight nausea. I have symptoms of migraine headache. I'm in bed resting. Should I be alarmed or go to emergency room?
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Answered by Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please go to the ER

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Yes, a diastolic (lower blood pressure number) over 110 with symptoms (headache etc) needs to be evaluated immediately in the ER. There they can give you medicine to lower it in a controlled setting while monitoring you.

So please go in to the ER now.
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