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Why do I have a weak pulse?

Why do I have a weak pulse?

WHAT IS WEAK PULSE: What do you mean by weak pulse, does it feel weak on palpation or it is slow.If you have real concern about your pulse.You need to consult your doctor.It may be normal.If abnormal it may need to be investigated with ekg to check the rate and rhythem and may need blood test etc. ...Read more

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Weak pulse in wrist also low?

Weak pulse in wrist also low?

Not necessarily: Wrist pulses may or may not correlate with blood pressure. How a pulse feels to the fingers is affected by many factors. Blood pressure is more accurately measured on the upper arm. Wrist BP monitors are helpful but they really need to be verified with more accurate means. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling weak since yesterday and my pulse rate is very high?

Arrhythmia: I would assume that you have a sustained tachy-arrhythmia until proven otherwise. You should go to the ER immediately. ...Read more

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Sudden feeling of lightheadedness and weakness, BP 119/74, pulse 111. Should i be worried? Possible causes?

Sudden feeling of lightheadedness and weakness, BP 119/74, pulse 111. Should i be worried? Possible causes?

Dehydrated?: You may just be volume depleted, particularly if your light headedness occurred when you stood up. Drink extra non-caffeinated, non-alcoholic liquids. If your symptoms persist, see your doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Met BP after running, pulse were strong and fast BP 160, 1 min after pulse weak and slow BP 150, could it be right? Felt more like 200 and then 120?

Met BP after running, pulse were strong and fast BP 160, 1 min after pulse weak and slow BP 150, could it be right? Felt more like 200 and then 120?

BP journal: Invest in a good digital BP machine ( Omron ) and check your BP before exercising 3x/day to get your baseline. After exercising BP should be lower that 160 ( systolic) and between 60-95 ( diastolic ).- you cannot really "feel" BP- it must be measured and monitored. ...Read more