A 46-year-old member asked:
Blood pressure is low, 82/60, what are some causes of low blood pressure?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Umesh Patel answered
41 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Low Blood Pressure: Low blood pressure (BP) may be normal for an individual who is thin, has a very low salt intake, inadequate fluid intake, developed an irregular heart rhythm or other heart problem. Athletes often have low heart rates and low BP due to their extreme fitness. Dysautonomia (dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system) can cause low BP - treated with support hose, postural maneuvers and medicines.
Answered on Mar 28, 2018
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