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Does elevated blood pressure cause vomiting?

my blood pressure was 172 over 86. I did not feel good, vomited. Is this cause for emergency treatment/ My blood pressure was 179 over 89. Did not feel goo, vomited. Is this cause for emergency treatment. 22 minutes later blood pressure was down to 150 over78.
Mon, 6 Apr 2015
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Hi,

I am sorry for the situation you are in.

Having a blood pressure (bp) of 172/86 is considered high and cause for vomiting.

I advise to schedule an important appointment with cardiologist and to run further cardiac tests to evaluate your cardio-vascular tract:
- ECG
- echocardiogram
- stress test

Meanwhile, I advise to:
- limit salt intake
- avoid foods that are high in calories/fat
- increase water intake

Hope it was of help!
Dr.Albana
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