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Pressures not falling in the less than 120/80 range? See our High Blood Pressure Health Center for information about symptoms and treatment.

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kita32327 posted:
my mom is 81 years old we just found out she has high blood pressure it will go so high at night time we have been to the hospital two times in a week she is on meds what makes this happen? if anyone knows please let me know
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billh99 responded:
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Sleep problems can cause high blood pressure.

Sudden changes in BP have been reported to be caused by kidney problems including blood kidney arteries. Also by adrenal gland problems.
 
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kita32327 replied to billh99's response:
Thank you for your reply I have not had to deal with anything like this before so this is new to me.


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