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What causes dizziness and BP level of 143/92?

I have been getting dizziness in the mornings 3 or 4 times over the past month. I just got my blood pressure checked out and I am 143 over 92. I am at least 40 pounds overwieght. Additionally, I have developed some kind of rash around my neck, upper torso and forearms.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019
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Hello

Dizziness early in the morning is due to 2 main factors:
- hypoglycemia
- spondyloarthrosis

Blood pressure of 143/92 as you are taking medication won't be a problem.

Should check fasting blood sugar along with blood pressure and record the results.

With regards to the rash, I need to have a look myself so I kindly ask to send a picture in.
For the moment, I think it might be an allergy issue, and could also be a possible cause of dizziness you experience.

Take oral antihistamine you find over the counter.
If not improved, should see your caring doctor.

Wish fast recovery.
Dr.Albana Sejdini
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