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Went to sleep after smoking. Why high BP? Head heavy, why?

i was smoking last night before i went to sleep when i suddenly felt my head tingle and i had the urge to vomit . i immediately put out my cigarette. i had a funny feeling i was suffering from hypertension . my head felt light and tight, as if it would explode. when i stopped smoking, the feeling went slowly back to normal. i tried smoking again today, and i didn t experience it again.
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

This is likely to be the effect of nicotine and several other toxic components / contaminants in the cigarette (highly variable in each)
One cannot judge the pressure from the feelings...
A routine physical examination by an Internist will be the best solution to exclude any underlying problem
Stop smoking – immediately, completely and permanently...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Mon, 1 Jul 2013
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