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is there a driving risk with low blood pressure

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: If the blood pressure is so low that you're dizzy, have passed out, or feel like you're going to pass out (brief dizziness on arising too quickly does ... Read More

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Dr. Nicole Clark
16 years experience Neurology
Could be: certainly could be. Monitor your blood pressure over the next few days, drink plenty of fluids, and if the double vision comes back you should have e ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Islam Abudayyeh
20 years experience Cardiology
No: This is a complex question. For most younger and mid-aged people a lower blood pressure is not associated with increased risk. For older patients too ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Good thing,usually.: Good, if your are not symptomatic. Your risk for heart disease is lowered with a lower bp.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Low BP?: what are your numbers? Have you fainted? Are you on mediciation? Have you had ambulatory BP monitoring> Get amedicalexam and evaluation.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
ER: Vertigo not usually do slight drop in blood pressure. May need ENT evaluation.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Ask your doc if anything needs to be done first. To raise BP we increase salt and fluid intakes and use support hose to increase venous return.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: Depends on how low the BP is and what if any are the symptoms. Best to get this answer after an exam from your DR.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Low blood pressure is only dangerous if it is impairing adequate oxygen delivery to meet the needs of vital organs of the body, or if it signifies an ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Only if symptomatic: Only if it causes you to be dizzy or faint or if it unusual for you.
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