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I am light headed and I am having trouble focusing on objects.

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I am light headed and I am having trouble focusing on objects. My blood pressure is elevated, what could this mean?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
How long has this been going on and what is your blood pressure and pulse right now? Your other medical conditions and medications?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My blood pressure is 161/89, pulse is 72, its been a few days now. I take Metoporol, 25 mg once a day and Enjuvia 1.25 mg and zoloft 50 once a day
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
,My blood pressure is 161/89, pulse is 72, its been a few days now. I take Metoporol, 25 mg once a day and Enjuvia 1.25 mg and zoloft 50 once a day
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
What exactly do you mean by light headed and are you having any headaches or balance problems?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My head feels like its full of fluid and yes some balance problems, mostly the fact that I cant focus very well
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK. First off, obviously you need to let your doctor know about this right away. You could be having an inner ear problem as with labyrinthitis or perhaps a sinus infection with these symptoms, but I'm concerned that something more serious as in a transient ischemic attack--a potential stroke--or perhaps a leaking aneurysm in your brain is the cause here. You need an exam and an MRI of the brain to get at the cause here.
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