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what does it mean if my blood pressure is low

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience in Bariatrics
Low blood pressure: It depends. In an athlete, it can be completely normal. In a 70yo, it may either be excessive high blood pressure medication, or heart trouble. Cardi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Probably normal: It depends if you have symptoms or not, or if you are on medications to control elevated blood pressure, or if you have underlying cardiac conditions. ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Low BP: It means your blood pressure is low. Normal BP is around 120/80 mm hg.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood pressure: Normal blood pressure is 100 to 120 over 80 to 90 mm of mercury, low blood pressure is anything below that range. Low blood pressure can be 'normal' f ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience in Cardiology
BP testosterone: In the absence of symptoms and orthostasis probably nothing although a pathologically high testosterone level should be investigated to exclude an end ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience in Cardiology
Problem if symptoms: Low blood pressure is not usually a clinical problem unless accompanied by symptoms like faintness, dizziness or impaired levels of consciousness. Th ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Your BP: Is greater then 140/90....See your physician to avoid long term complications.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Unless symptomatic a lower blood pressure is great and healthy.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
It means ur at risk : It means really just two things - one - well, you knew this - the pressure in your blood vessels is 'high' two - your at a high risk for heart atta ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: If the blood pressure is lower than the average blood pressure then you could be said to have low blood pressure. But unless it is due to some bad pro ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low pressure: A fit body has relaxed arteries resulting in lower, yet normal, blood pressure readings. Pregnancy may bring the blood pressure down another few poin ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Hypertension: It means you have high blood pressure.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rydfors
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually Not Serious: Platelets are made in your bone marrow. A platelet is a blood component and helps your blood to clot. If your platelet count is over 500 000, it is f ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Bottom number: Bottom number is always lower than the upper number.You need to tell us what the upper and lower numbers are.Than only we can answer your question.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Depends on symptoms: Low blood pressure in general is desirable. But, if you are having symptoms such as significant fatigue or low (or high) heart rate, it may be a si ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Raises Risk: Htn is a silent killer which raises your risk of heart, brain and kidney disease especially when combined with smoking, diabetes and high ldl. Htn is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julien Fahed
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Who told you: It doesnt have a medical explanation. I don't really get what you mean. Can you please clarify who told you this and what was the context?
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
Nothing much: At your age of 45, this reading of blood pressure is quite common.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Low blood oxygen: The normal blood oxygen saturation level is 92% to 100%. Below 92% it is low saturation. The more it goes below 90% and 80% the problems with kidney, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
15 years experience in Cardiology
Normal: Don't worry, this is common and normal to see. Oftentimes automated blood pressure cuffs have difficulty in finding an accurate diastolic BP (the lowe ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Hypocalcemia: You should see your physician. Hypocalcemia has many causes, lab error, Vitamin D deficiency, hypoparathyroidism, pseudohypoparathyroidism, kidney dis ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood pressure: The blood pressure is what keeps the blood moving around the body. Too low and you have shock and death. Too high and you have increased chance of str ... Read More

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