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How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness?

How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness?

Salt and fluids: Eat plenty of salt and drink plenty of fluids. If that doesn't correct it, there are drugs that can be used. But first, you need to be evaluated for causes of low blood pressure. When you squat or arise from lying down, do it slowly - it's normal for BP to drop briefly at those times and most folks will have a few seconds of dizziness if they get up too fast. ...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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How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness spells and near-fainting?

How to get rid of low blood pressure dizziness spells and near-fainting?

Check BP and meds: Check your blood pressure first to confirm it's low. If it is, check medications and if you are on blood pressure meds, ask your md to adjust the dosage, to improve blood supply to the brain. If not on blood pressure meds, consider caffeine to help yourself over these spells (5 hour energy drink may help). If still symptomatic, get checkup for cardiac arrhythmia and/or neck vessel blockages. ...Read more

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How to get rid of low blood pressure dizzy spells?

How to get rid of low blood pressure dizzy spells?

Salt and fluids: Eat plenty of salt and drink plenty of fluids. If that doesn't correct it, there are drugs that can be used. But first, you need to be evaluated for causes of low blood pressure. When you squat or arise from lying down, do it slowly - it's normal for BP to drop briefly at those times and most folks will have a few seconds of dizziness if they get up too fast. ...Read more

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How to get rid of occasional low blood pressure dizzy spells?

How to get rid of occasional low blood pressure dizzy spells?

See below: Side effects of medications to treat high blood pressure can cause it.Other conditions called orthostatic hypotension, and heart beat abnormalities [arrythmia] the cause of this phenomenon needs to be sought out. Take precautions like gettting up slowly from a lying or sitting position and moving only if the spells pass.Support stockings may help, but specific treatment depends on cause. ...Read more

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How do you get a low blood pressure measurement?

How do you get a low blood pressure measurement?

Low volume: Hello aurora -- hypotension or low blood pressure is most commonly caused by low volume status -- that is not having enough hydration regularly -- please also see other explanations I have posted previously. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get low blood pressure at 17?

Is it possible to get low blood pressure at 17?

Yes: Low BP as long as you don't have symptoms is ok. All depend how low it is. ...Read more

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What causes you to get blackouts when you have low blood pressure ?

What causes you to get blackouts when you have low blood pressure ?

Hypoperfusion: Not enougth circulation can cause poor perfusion of the brain and this cause a temporary blackout. Staying flat is usually enough to reverse it. ...Read more

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Why do you get blackouts sometimes when you have low blood pressure ?

Why do you get blackouts sometimes when you have low blood pressure ?

Blood flow to brain!: If your blood pressure is too low, you can experience "blackouts, " usually short lived, because of diminished blood flow to the brain, causing hypoxia. ...Read more

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I have really low blood pressure and I faint when I get shots. Could this be related?

I have really low blood pressure and I faint when I get shots. Could this be related?

A blessing --: Yes -- you are more likely to feel dizzy or faint with a low baseline blood pressure -- having said that, low blood pressure is generally more of a blessing than a concern -- just make sure that you take care of your health like anyone else with exercise and healthy lifestyle -. ...Read more

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If i do a blood pressure log for dad how often should he get it checked for his low blood pressure?

If i do a blood pressure log for dad  how often should he get it checked for his low blood pressure?

Few times: Few times a week, different times in the day and with symptoms, not otherwise explained, such as headache, chest pain, blurred vision, etc. The technique and timing, allowing for the blood pressure to settle, are very important. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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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


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