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How does someone increase your blood pressure if blood pressure is low?

How does someone increase your blood pressure if blood pressure is low?

Fluids, medication: Replacing fluids and electrolytes are the most common causes. Sometimes the adrenal glands are not functioning and certain steroids need to be replaced. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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How can someone raise low blood pressure?

How can someone raise low blood pressure?

Blood pressure: If no symptoms and no problems caused by it, not necessary. If it needs treatment by increasing fluid and salt intake and if needed by some medications. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could raise my low blood pressure?

Can you tell me how I could raise my low blood pressure?

Low Blood Pressure: I'm wondering why you have low blood pressure. Are you under the care of a doctor? Are you on any medication that could lower your blood pressure? I recommend that you increase you hydration and increase your salt intake a bit. ...Read more

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Is there something i can do to raise my low blood pressure?

Is there something i can do to raise my low blood pressure?

Depends: Low blood pressure is generally desirable, but if there is lightheadedness with position change or other symptoms of low blood pressure, need to ensure no underlying problems- low thyroid, or low cortisol, or slow heart rate. Need to ensure good hydration status, consider liberalizing salt intake. Compression stockings can be quite helpful. Some medications may include midodrine or florinef (fludrocortisone). ...Read more

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How can I increase my blood pressure in the case of low blood pressure?

How can I increase my blood pressure in the case of low blood pressure?

Salt and fluids: But the first question is why do you want to raise your bp? Unless you're dizzy (brief dizziness on first arising doesn't count), your low BP may be normal for you. If your BP is >80 systolic and you're feeling ok, it could be a sign of health. If it's newly low, or if you're unwell (e.g., fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, lethargy), it's serious and needs prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to raise my low blood pressure?

Can you tell me how to raise my low blood pressure?

Blood pressure: If no symptoms and no problems caused by it, not necessary. If it needs treatment by increasing fluid and salt intake and if needed by some medications. ...Read more

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How to increase low blood pressure without medications?

How to increase low blood pressure without medications?

If you are healthy: don't worry , talk to some one who has high blood pressure , they want to trade your problem. See your doctor to make sure you did not have any systemic diseases ( like heart problem etc ) and have healthy life style from diet to exercises , you will be fine. ...Read more

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I have a progesterone defiantly causing memory loss, anxiety, low blood pressure, and much more. Any suggestions on how to raise my progesterone?

I have a progesterone defiantly causing memory loss, anxiety, low blood pressure, and much more. Any suggestions on how to raise my progesterone?

See your dr.: If you were diagnosed w/ Progesterone deficiency, you should see the dr. who diagnosed you so that he or she can do an evaluation to determine the cause including problems w/ your adrenal glands or ovaries. Low Progesterone usually occurs in postmenopausal women. It may cause anxiety or memory difficulties but causes high blood pressure not low. Your dr. can talk to u about different treatments. ...Read more