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what causes low blood pressure and fast pulse

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Sorry to hear it: Depending on your heart rate, the low BP could be a result of your abnormally fast hr. Alternatively, both can be due to intravascular contraction: bl ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Vagal stimulation: Is the nervous system when over stimulated can cause both.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not unless dizzy: Generally, the blood pressure rises with age sometimes resulting in hypertension. The heart rate of 95 is on the faster side for resting, but may sti ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
post exercise: Post exercise, the cardiac output drops fairly rapidly and the peripheral resistance less rapidly increases, this can cause lower BP and higher heart ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Sudden hypertension and tachycardia can have multiple causes and deserves evaluation by a physician.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Many things: This can be either due to heart or non-heart reasons. Of heart causes, would consider a tachyarrhythmia (e.g. Svt, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Not enough info to speculate, many possibilities.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
ReasonIsNot theIssue: High blood pressure is a behavior ; the more chronic, the more the rate of cardiovascular events ; decline in kidney function ↑es. It does not matter ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Both can be: This depends on your individual risks. Diet and exercise can lower both, but this can take awhile. Medications also work. You should talk with your do ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Multiple: Lots of reasons. Please see a doctor.
A 50-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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Hypothyroidism : Not usually related to high bp.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Aging.: As we age vessels become stiffer. Stiffer vessels are associated with this.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Many common causes include: -a diet high in fat and cholesterol -not exercising regularly or not exercising hard enough -being overweight -a famil ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Hypertension: High blood pressure is a condition that puts you at risk for heart attack, stroke, and kidney disease. It does not usually cause symptoms. But it can ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
50-60 and 100/70: Low heart rate gives enough rest to the heart.. Low healthy b.P gives less strain to blood vessels and the heart.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Some folks have low pressure as their normal. If a patient with an established higher normal begins to have low pressure then some causes are fever, d ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
34 years experience Critical Care
Blood pressure: High blood pressure is often idiopathic meaning we don't have a reason for it. Cardiovascular disease renal disease and some endocrine diseases can c ... Read More
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A 51-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.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Hardening of arterie: Hardening of arteries, increased vascular tone/ resistance. Causes blood pressure to go up. Other associated feature hypercholesterolemia.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Essentially unknown: There are some secondary causes of hypertension but for the most part we do not know what causes hypertension.
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