A 37-year-old member asked:
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why is it dangerous to have low blood pressure?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
38 years experience Cardiology
You can pass out: Below a certain blood pressure, the circulation to the brain will be inadequate. This will cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or passing out (syncope).
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. John Burns
46 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily. : First what is low bp? The systolic blood pressure may be in the 80-90mm range and be entirely normal and pose no danger whatsoever. A lot depends on what is the clinical situation and are there associated symptoms.
Answered on Feb 20, 2015
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