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What causes increase in blood pressure and nausea? 18 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Heart Attack Overview

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A clot blocks the blood flow to the heart (heart attack), and damages heart muscle. Symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, and a blue or grey tinge to the skin.

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2

Unstable Angina

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Angina is a condition marked by a crushing pain in your chest. It is due to inadequate blood supply to your heart muscle, which deprives your heart of oxygen.

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3

Angina Pectoris

Learn about stable angina and what causes it. Find information on stable angina symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.

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4

Alcoholism

Alcoholism is also known as alcohol dependence. It occurs when you drink so much over time that your body becomes dependent on or addicted to alcohol. When this happens, alcohol use becomes the most important thing i...

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5

Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is when you have high blood pressure and protein in your urine during pregnancy. It can be dangerous for both you and your baby. Learn about its symptoms, treatment, and more.

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6

Concussion

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Concussions can cause serious symptoms that require medical treatment. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that results in an altered mental state.

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7

End-Stage Kidney Disease

In end-stage kidney disease, also known as end-stage renal disease (ESRD), the kidneys are functioning below 10 percent of their normal function.

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8

Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that makes people very fearful of certain places and situations. Learn about agoraphobia causes, symptoms, and treatment.

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9

Adrenergic Bronchodilators Overdose

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

An adrenergic bronchodilators overdose is when you take too much of a certain kind of asthma medication.

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10

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is progressive and irreversible damage to the kidneys. The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure and diabetes.

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11

Malignant Hypertension (Arteriolar Nephrosclerosis)

Malignant hypertension is a rare and severe condition in which blood pressure is dangerously high. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.

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12

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between your brain and the tissues that cover it.

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13

HELLP Syndrome

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that can develop in pregnant women. Learn about HELLP syndrome, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.

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14

Hyperparathyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism is a condition where the parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone (PTH).

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15

Wilms' Tumor

Wilms' tumor is the most common type of kidney cancer in children. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.

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16

Poisoning Due to Black Widow Spider Venom (Black Widow Spider Bites)

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Learn how people often react to black widow spider bites. Read about how they can be treated and avoided.

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17

Gestational Diabetes

During pregnancy, you might develop high levels of blood sugar. Learn how this condition, known as gestational diabetes mellitus, is diagnosed and treated.

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18

Autonomic Neuropathy

Damage to the nerves that help your organs to function can cause a condition called autonomic neuropathy (AN) and is associated with other conditions.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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