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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 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 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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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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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

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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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