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I am having headache for two days. Have high blood pressure

My BP is 157/122 and I have had a throbbing headache for two days. I thought that the diastolic was pretty high. Any medical professionals??? Please advise!!!
Fri, 17 Jun 2011
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Hello and welcome to healthcare forum.
Blood pressure of 156/122 is definately considered as high and you are also having headache which is also a feature of hypertension. You should consult a physician for further work up and then treatment.
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