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Labile Hypertension

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Updated November 24, 2008

Definition: Some people's blood pressure changes often and repeatedly due to various factors. These people can have high blood pressure due to emotional stress. Symptoms may include headaches and ringing in the ears. Treatment using blood pressure medication isn’t always effective. Doctors sometime prescribe anti-anxiety medications instead. People going through stressful situations should monitor their blood pressure in case stress-induced high blood pressure develops.

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