Keywords: Hypertension, Headache (PubMed Search)
Does Hypertension (elevated BP) Cause Headache?
This is an age old question that many of us have struggled with in the ED for many years...
Other questions include: Does elevated BP cause headaches? Do we need to scan hypertensive patients with headache just because they have a headache? At what level of BP does the BP actually cause headache?
A few quick pearls: