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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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Can be normal: If it is always low and you feel fine, dont worry. Otherwise it can be caused by dehydration or other things. If it's new see your dr.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Feeling bad: Low BP is a BP that makes you feel badly: light headed, like you're going to pass out. As long as you feel good, low BP is great.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 years experience Cardiology
"Low" is semantic: "normal" blood pressure is an arbitrary thing--i.e. Lower cutoffs of 100 systolic, 60 diastolic were created b/c above these are where the vast majori ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
THERE ARE INDIGENOUS: People in the remotest areas of brazil with blood pressures averaging 50/30 and pulses in the 30-40's. Bottom line is, it depends on the overall healt ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Low volume/vasodil: Either low cardiac output due to low or high hr's/low stroke volume or excessive vasodilation. Hormonal problems (like adrenal insuff) could rarely b ... Read More
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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: The blood pressure is related to the volume of blood in the vascular system, the resistance of the vascular system and the stroke volume of the heart.
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