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What are the causes of low blood pressure and bradycardia?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Vagal nerve overstim: Most causes of hypotn and low heart rate come from overstimulation of the vagus nerve . This causes slow heart rates and vasodilation with drop in blood pressure . Pts feel sweaty nauseated and have bluured vision. If they dont lie down they may pass out.
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Together or separate: ? Many possible causes for each. Overstimulation of the vagus nerve, sepsis, profound hypothyroidism...Cannot accurately answer without more information.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Depends: Low blood pressure or bradycardia can be a simple sign of good health.

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