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A 24-year-old male asked:

What causes low blood pressure? what measures should be taken to regulate and what kinds of diet to take or avoid for betterment.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Pop diagnosis: You list yourself as having high blood pressure and this is serious; your physician can help you restrict salt and choose proper medicine. Although physicians in some nations disagree, I do not believe "low blood pressure" is a health problem. Your BP need be no higher than is required to perfuse your body, much as lincoln said your legs need be no longer than to reach the ground.

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