Can constipation cause high blood pressure?

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[dropcap]Q:[/dropcap] Is there a relationship between blood pressure and constipation?  As I get constipation bowel pains my blood pressure spikes to 180/190 over 95.[dropcap]A:[/dropcap] Pain from any source can cause an increase in blood pressure. Your pressure is spiking to a worrisome level. You should discuss this with your doctor. Adding more fiber to your diet should help prevent constipation. You might want to eat more prunes.
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