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Hi, my pulse is very weak. I've been suffering lately from orthostatic tachycardia and faintness and had heart tests done but the very weak pulse is new with more frequent chest and jaw discomfort.

Hi, my pulse is very weak. I've been suffering lately from orthostatic tachycardia and faintness and had heart tests done but the very weak pulse is new with more frequent chest and jaw discomfort.

Too compicated: This is not an issue to be addressed on the internet. You need a good cardiologist or an internist with good cardiovascular knowledge to see and manage you aggressively. Could not even begin to answer your question (if i knew what it was) without full records, exam and testing. ...Read more

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How to increase blood pressure and pulse fast in someone feeling faint?

How to increase blood pressure and pulse fast in someone feeling faint?

Reflex: If your pressure is inadequate to sustain organ perfusion, the bodies alarm system (sympathetic nervous system; fight or flight) send out the message to speed up the heart rate and constrict the blood vessels. If feeling feint, lieflat on back, elevate legs on a chiar or pillow to ease blood flow return centrally. ...Read more