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What might cause a low blood pressure of 80/53 in a 51 year old woman with cardiovascular disease?

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Dr. David Affleck
Thoracic Surgery 25 years experience
Side effects: While there are many causes, probably the most common one i see is caused by medications. Iatrogenic. That is, caused by blood pressure meds or diuretics.
Dr. Matthew Cooper
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Blood Pressure: There are many potential causes. The dosages of your current medications may be the first place to start.

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