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Throbbing, pulsing sensation in neck, severe pain, headaches. Taking medication for high BP. Causes?

My friend (XXXXXX) often has a throbbing heavy pulse like sensation on the left side of his neck . Sometimes it s with a severe pain. When he has the attack his neck will pulse/throb harder when he speaks or moves. He will sometime get a light headache when this happens. The only health problem that he has that I am aware of his high blood pressure. He takes medication for the hypertension . He also workout ( weight lifting) at least 4 days a week.
Asked On : Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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Hi ohiobeauty ! Let me ask you! He is taking steroid or not. If yes! Stop it at once. Next thing why he has high B.P , need thyroid test and heart ECG. It will tell you the real problem. Take care. Bye.
Answered: Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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