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Managing Low Blood Pressure

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Simple: Simple non pharmacologic maneuvers include supprt stockings and increased salt and water intake. Med such as midodrine and flouronef can also be used.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Hydration: And increased salt intake for starters. If ineffective talk to your physician.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Medical Doctor Requ.: Please consult with your internist or GP.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
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 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
After years: Of having diabetes you might developed what it is called autonomic neuropathy which might affect your blood pressure.
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A 46-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 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
See doctor: It's hard to say if the headache you're having is related to your uncontrolled bp, but it is certainly concerning. You need to check your blood press ... Read More
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A 38-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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Only briefly, maybe: Sorry, but not likely to have much effect on your bp, particularly since it cannot be too-crazy-high ("medically speaking") and be allowed to donate t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood sugar: Chronic elevated blood sugar generally means diabetes. Diabetes causes kidney disease and resulting high bp.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Need more info: Ideal blood pressure is less than 120/80. Stage 1 hypertension starts at 140/90.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
What about it: Not sure what this question is about.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes? =140+/90+: If systolic (top #) is repeatedly 140 or higher and/or diastolic (bottom #) 90 or higher, then have hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure. Need to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience Cardiology
Over: 130 on top and 85 on the bottom.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: There are many causes, including medications as well as heart disease. You should talk with your family practice doctor if you have high blood pressur ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure is a common feature of adrenal insufficiency. Overtreatment with too high a dose of steroids can lead to high blood pressure.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Praveen Rohatgi
46 years experience Cardiology
Yes: yes
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Shedler
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
No immediate risk: They are not dangerous in themselves and there is no immediate cause for worry. On the other hand, living with chronic anxiety over many years will ta ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This could be a sign: of many different things. It is nearly impossible to determine your concerns over the internet. Seek a health care professional for evaluation of your ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: It certainly can be
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Depends.........: Depending on a lot of things including age, hydration, medications, fitness, current activity, pain, and many more, pulse and BP can both be high, bot ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Usually low sugar doesn't affect the BP much.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
A Few Things: Low blood sugar and low blood pressure can be seen together in patients with sepsis, an addisonian crisis, some other things. The 2 don't necessarily ... Read More
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