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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. Brad Goldenberg
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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

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Does low blood pressure cause norepinephrine and epinephrine to be created to raise blood pressure, or am I way off?

Does low blood pressure cause norepinephrine and epinephrine to be created to raise blood pressure, or am I way off?

You're right: Hi. Blood pressure sensors in parts of the aorta and carotid arteries sense low BP and reflexly activate the sympathetic nervous system to help maintain/restore BP, part of which involves adrenomedullary catecholamine secretion. ...Read more

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Stopping propranolol after 4 years due to severely low blood pressure. Will this increase my risk of death? Doc said its okay to do.

Stopping propranolol after 4 years due to severely low blood pressure. Will this increase my risk of death? Doc said its okay to do.

No: Just stopping Propanolol doesn't increase the risk of death. Unsure why you were on this medication but if you have been assured by a physician then it is probably ok to stop this medication. ...Read more

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Low blood pressure for 4 weeks, dizziness, & dr's can't determine why? Even the ER discharged me when BP increased? Now what?

Autonomic dysfunct?: See a cardiologist for further evaluation as this may represent autonomic dysfunction (among other things) if not medication or hydration related. ...Read more

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Why would i have.Low blood pressure?

Why would i have.Low blood pressure?

Blood pressure: If we make the assumption you are otherwise normal, you may just have baseline stroke volume and peripheral vascular resistance that yields a low but normal pressure. As soon as we allow abnormal considerations low blood volume, low stroke volume, low resistance and reasons for them all come into play. ...Read more

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What happens if I have low blood pressure?

What happens if I have low blood pressure?

Depends how you feel: Blood pressure is a number, and there is no absolute "normal." many young people, especially females, can be perfectly healthy with a systolic BP of 80-100. If you are completely asymptomatic, there is no cause for concern. If you feel dizzy as a result, it is important to maintain oral hydration, especially with electrolyte-rich fluids. Gatorade and coconut water (contains lots of potassium) help. ...Read more

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What should I feel if I have low blood pressure?

Good question: You may not feel any symptoms at all, or you may be very dizzy or lightheaded. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the dangers of having low blood pressure?

I was wondering what are the dangers of having low blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Normal blood pressure is 100 to 120 over 80 to 90 mm of mercury, low blood pressure is anything below that range. Low blood pressure can be 'normal' for some people and abnormal for others. ...Read more

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At what point should i call 999 for someone with low blood pressure?

At what point should i call 999 for someone with low blood pressure?

Depends: That of course depends on the patient. Usually, anything lower than 90/60 is a cause for concern, although many young women are perfectly healthy with blood pressures lower than that. If the low pressure is associated with dizziness, clod sweats or a change in mental status, call 911 ...Read more

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What should I do for low blood pressure?

Determine Cause: Since you cannot do this on your own, you will need to see a physician in your area to have a physical. It will be determined what is needed to have your blood pressure back to normal levels. ...Read more