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I struggle with moderate anorexia. What could cause my low blood pressure, tachycardia, and dizziness as well as fatigue?

I struggle with moderate anorexia. What could cause my low blood pressure, tachycardia, and dizziness as well as fatigue?

Anorexia: Low blood pressure, tachycardia, dizziness, and fatigue are all symptoms of volume contraction. If you're not drinking enough as a result of or independently of the anorexia, those symptoms will occur. Liberalize your salt intake (eat potato chips!), drink enough fluids to make your urine clear, and avoid alcohol and caffeine. See if that helps? ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hypotension (Definition)

Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more


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What causes average low blood pressure 95/60? I have dizziness alot. Had norm cardiac tests, doctors don't seem concerned. Possible ms/ many brain lesions under investigation. Heart palps.

What causes average low blood pressure 95/60? I have dizziness alot. Had norm cardiac tests, doctors don't seem concerned. Possible ms/ many brain lesions under investigation. Heart palps.

Blood pressure: Don't know what your usual BP has been. If this is lower there are many potential sources and this would require a very detailed investigation. If you have brain lesions by MRI this evaluation is obviously underway and would stick with your concerned doctor and ask questions. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause dizziness?

Can low blood pressure cause dizziness?

Yes: Especially in upright position. The low BP may decrease perfusion and oxygenation of the brain ...Read more

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What could cause ccasional dizziness and sometime low blood pressure?

What could cause ccasional dizziness and sometime low blood pressure?

Depends on symptoms: It may be a sign of other condition such as a heart rhythm problem, thyroid dysfunction, adrenal gland problem, medication side effect, or dehydration. ...Read more

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Feel dizzy, weak after taking celebrax and methylcobal. Has BP 119/40. Can these med cause low blood pressure?

Feel dizzy, weak after taking celebrax and methylcobal. Has BP 119/40.  Can these med cause low blood pressure?

Not usually: 119/40 not really low. The top number or systolic pressure is the important value if its low then people get dizzy. The lower number the diastolic pressure is a measure of resistance. Either way your symptoms need to be worked up. See your dr. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down. ?

Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down. ?

Probably not: If low blood pressure is source of sensation you are calling dizziness, it would usually worse when you are upright. There are certain types of vertigo and disequilibrium that are worse when you have your eyes closed. Consider an evaluation with your pcp about whether your blood pressure is low or other causes for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Is dizziness due to low blood pressure?

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Is dizziness due to low blood pressure?

Nausea/dizziness: Many causes possible, such as Migraines, inner ear problem, motion sickness, low blood pressure, high blood pressure, diabetes, early pregnancy, hyperventilation, etc. My recommendation is to seek medical attention if symptoms severe or other symptoms are noted. ...Read more

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Hi can anyone help me..What are the signs of low blood pressure?Because i've been suffering from dizziness this pass few days ..

Hi can anyone help me..What are the signs of low blood pressure?Because i've been suffering from dizziness  this pass few days ..

Many: First sig is low blood pressure reading. Check your blood pressure. Dizziness, fatigue, orthostasis (dizziness when standing upright) light headedness are a few signs. ...Read more

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Is this my low blood pressure playing up, or am I dizzy from something else?

Is this my low blood pressure playing up, or am I dizzy from something else?

Dizziness: Low blood pressure or hypotension can cause dizziness. Many factors can influence blood pressure and it is important to look at the medication that you are taking, your level of hydration, recent illness. Talk with your physician about your symptoms to help determine cause.Avoid changing positions too quickly. Sit up from lying down and wait a few minutes before standing to allow your BP to adjust. ...Read more

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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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Abnormal Blood Pressure (Definition)

Abnormal blood pressure is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is much higher or much lower than it should be for his age and body size. If either the systolic (upper number) pressure or the diastolic (lower number) pressure is not in the normal range, then the ...Read more