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Does my extremely low BP mean I have a weak heart?

Does my extremely low BP mean I have a weak heart?

Depends: Age prior history of heart disease needs to be queried. Is the low BP causing symptoms? Some highly trained athletes have low pressure with good to excellent heart function.Many pts of all ages are fully functional with low bp. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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


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Period started 1 week early, painful, heavy flow (2-3 pads/hr), feeling weak, tired, nausea, low BP, heart palps at times. Also feel disoriented.

Period started 1 week early, painful, heavy flow (2-3 pads/hr), feeling weak, tired, nausea, low BP, heart palps at times. Also feel disoriented.

Go To ER: With the heavy flow that you are describing with symptoms, I would strongly urge you to go to the ER for further evaluation and possible blood transfusion. Once stable, and cleared from the Er, you can see your GYN for medical options for management of heavy bleeding. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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My heart rate is 138. should I be concerned? I normally have low bp, as well. But haven't checked it today!

My heart rate is 138. should I be concerned? I normally have low bp, as well. But haven't checked it today!

Too fast: yes, but need to know the condition(s) when this occurs. Always present (consider hyperthyroidism)? Sometimes occurs, of recent onset, associated other symptoms???see your doc to evaluate and treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Low BP 98/47, have hepc n cirohsis, heart prob, taking diuretic 5mg earlier now 40 mg...Pl advice?

Low BP 98/47, have hepc n cirohsis, heart prob, taking diuretic 5mg earlier now 40 mg...Pl advice?

The problem with : Cirrhosis is that your liver it's not producing vital protein necessary for coagulation and to maintain an adequate effective intravascular volume. You develop ascitis, leg edema and sometimes your kidney may suffer. Treatment it's low sodium diet and diuretics. Sometimes treatment don't work and fluids have to be taken from abdominal cavity by paracenthesis. Are you in the transplant list? ...Read more

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At what level is low BP urgent? Mine is usually 115-120/70-75, i've checked it a few times and the latest one was 69/47. Heart rate is normal at 85.

At what level is low BP urgent? Mine is usually 115-120/70-75, i've checked it a few times and the latest one was 69/47. Heart rate is normal at 85.

Check your device: The reading of 69 is too low, of course. If you checked it yourself, your technique could be wrong. It could also be a problem with your blood pressure machine. If it really was 69, you should follow up with a physician. ...Read more

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My heart rate is 114 BP 112/88. I usually have a low bp. Should i go to er?

My heart rate is 114 BP 112/88. I usually have a low bp. Should i go to er?

Depends: Heart rate is a bit high but BP is ok....If having symptoms then get evaluated. If no symptoms...Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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Hai, i m a girl age 26.Already I have low bp.Past few days i felt that my heart beats rapidly when i wake up.Plz reply me soon.?

Hai, 
         i m a girl age 26.Already I have low bp.Past  few days i felt that my heart beats rapidly when i wake up.Plz reply me soon.?

Low BP & rapid HR: Most healthy young women normally have blood pressures that are "low" - 80-100 systolic. If you're not dizzy during normal activity, the BP is probably a sign of health. Your rapid hr could indicate an arrhythmia. A 24 holter exam will help determine this. Other simple tests like chest xray, echo and ekg will determine if you have a healthy heart or not. ...Read more