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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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Lightheaded with very low blood pressure and irregular heartbeat 116/53 and pulse 100?

Lightheaded with very low blood pressure and irregular heartbeat 116/53 and pulse 100?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Occasional heart pain. Blood pressure drops while sitting leading to feeling like passing out. Irregular heartbeat. What could it be?

Occasional heart pain. Blood pressure drops while sitting leading to feeling like passing out.  Irregular heartbeat. What could it be?

Low BP: Your symptoms need to be evaluated. It would be irresponsible for me to give you a diagnosis without examining you. Go to a cardiologist, or an er, to get a meaningful explanation of what is causing your irregular heart beat and why you feel as if you are going pass out. I suggest you do it sooner than later. Good luck. ...Read more

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Irregular heartbeat.See doc tuesday .Blood pressure been 82 over 55 and in the 90's over 62 rarely 102 over 60 around that.Is that ok?Feel very weak

Irregular heartbeat.See doc tuesday .Blood pressure been 82 over 55 and in the 90's over 62 rarely 102 over 60 around that.Is that ok?Feel very weak

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. Many people have that blood pressure. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor, I had an episode where I felt irregular heartbeat followed by dizziness and high blood pressure?

Hello Doctor, I had an episode where I felt irregular heartbeat followed by dizziness and high blood pressure?

See a doctor: IK do not know the circumstances surrounding this episode but you should be checked out by a physician. Especially given the elevation in your blood pressure ...Read more

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What could be causing an abnormal EKG with high resting heartbeat and low blood pressure?

What could be causing an abnormal EKG with high resting heartbeat and low blood pressure?

Depends : Depends of course on the type of ECG abnormality. Higher heart rates and lower BP often imply relative low volume in the bloodstream. Make sure you are hydrated. If you have a sense of racing heart (palpitations) and light headedness , you should see your doctor for another ecg, possibly an echo o check structure and function of heart. Increased adrenergic (adrenalin) tone can occur if anxious. ...Read more

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My blood pressure was up when i took cetirizine and i have irregular heartbeat. i am on irbesartan for high bp. will this go away?

My blood pressure was up when i took cetirizine and i have irregular heartbeat. i am on irbesartan for high bp. will this go away?

If cetirizine is: the problem then its mild-anticholinergic effect on the heart should subside in about 24 hrs even though its antihistaminic effect may linger for up to 72 hrs. However , it is unusual to see elevated BP from this drug and you may need to see your doctor about this issue. ...Read more

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My blood pressure was up when i took regular cetirizine w/o D and i have irregular heartbeat. i am on irbesartan for high bp. will this go away?

My blood pressure was up when i took regular cetirizine w/o D and i have irregular heartbeat. i am on irbesartan for high bp. will this go away?

It will normalize: but if it remains high or irregular heart beat continues better see your doctor for an ECG, at times blood pressure goes up for several reasons the least of which is physical activity or even any nervous excitement, calm down and relax before you get your blood pressure measured, good luck ...Read more

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Is skipping heart beat feeling normal? I also have low blood pressure and have been ill?

Is skipping heart beat feeling normal? I also have low blood pressure and have been ill?

PVC: Premature ventricular beats or PVC is one of the common causes for feeling skipping heart beat and is benign in most instances. However since you feel ill you should be see your doctor soon. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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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