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A 27-year-old female asked:

When on my periods my blood pressure is low , is there medication i can take ?

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Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
How low: How low does your BP get? Do you feel file you're going to faint when you get up from sitting or lying down? Are your periods heavy? If so, be sure to get checked for anemia. and ask your GYN to put you on a pill (or something else) that decreased your flow.
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A 18-year-old member asked:

How would I know if my blood pressure is too low?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Out: If your pressure becomes too low and you are upright, you are likely to pass out(hypotensive syncope). Too low blood pressure is relative also.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

Why is my blood pressure so low? Under 110

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
RU bleeding?: It's perfectly normal for healthy people to run a low bp, even as low as 80 or 90 (top number). Young women and children often do. If your BP is normally high, low BP could indicate a problem but if you're otherwise healthy, it's ok for you. Typical causes of bad low BP are: gunshot, knife wound, other combat injury, dehydration, sepsis (blood infection), anaphylaxis (severe allergy) & rare things.
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Dr. Tim McDonough
Cardiology 49 years experience
You should worry more about symptoms than the number. If you are feeling well, can stand up quickly without dizziness, and have normal exercise tolerance, the lower your blood pressure, the better (also assuming you haven't recently been shot or stabbed.)
Apr 3, 2012
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Provided original answer
Totally agree with Dr. M.!
Apr 3, 2012
A member asked:

How can I keep my blood pressure low?

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Dr. Rishi Vohora
Cardiology 20 years experience
Exercise: exercise, don't drink too much alcohol, eat smart.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

How do I tell if my blood pressure is low?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Although a person: might feel lightheaded if blood pressure was particularly low - the only way you are going to know what your blood pressure is - is by having it measured.
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