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Is it normal to have low blood pressure post op?

Is it normal to have low blood pressure post op?

Frequently!: Blood loss, not having been given adequate fluids, the trauma itself, and commonly the anesthetic agents used are residually in your system and can cause this. ...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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Is it normal for bpto fluctuate during change of activity from 103/70 to 133/86 just walking upstairs? I usually have low blood pressure but notice thse flucuations at home.

Is it normal for bpto fluctuate during change of activity from 103/70 to 133/86 just walking upstairs? I usually have low blood pressure but notice thse flucuations at home.

Normal for BP: Blood pressure varies throughout the day and with many factors such as exercise, pain, caffeine/nicotine and so on. Those numbers are fine. It is worth considering your fitness though, as some changes could be from not being in as good a shape as when younger. ...Read more

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I've been told I have low blood pressure but nothing worrying. Are there any simple and natural ways of raising it to a normal level?

I've been told I have low blood pressure but nothing worrying. Are there any simple and natural ways of raising it to a normal level?

Needed?: If your lowere blood pressure is not causing you any symptoms, there is no reason for concern or need to raise it. A lower blood pressure is generally better for you. If you are having symptoms of light headedness, dizziness, or syncope, you may benefit from increasing your intake of water and salt. ...Read more

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I eat Celtic Sea Salt and Redmond Real Salt and have low blood pressure and its normal I think only table salt that is processed is bad for us! Do you?

I eat Celtic Sea Salt and Redmond Real Salt and have low blood pressure and its normal I think only table salt that is processed is bad for us! Do you?

Salt is Salt: Salt is NaCl (Sodium Chloride). The other "salts" contain various amounts of other minerals like magnesium, potassium and others. This affects their taste not their function. "Processed" salt sometimes contains Iodine. Any salt is not "bad" for us. It is actually a necessary nutrient. Excessive salt can be harmful for some people. Processed or not is essentially irrelevant. ...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

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Is hypertension or pre-hypertension daily with anxiety or anxiety attacks/panic attacks dangerous if you normally have low blood pressure?

Is hypertension or pre-hypertension daily with anxiety or anxiety attacks/panic attacks dangerous if you normally have low blood pressure?

Not necessarily.: During acute anxiety attacks or panic attacks, your blood pressure increases due to increase autonomic activity but when you calm down they also come down. However, you really should get your anxiety taken cared of through medication and psychotherapy. There are other techniques that can calm you down such as mindful breathing and some yoga techniques that can be easily learned ...Read more

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Could you have arteriosclerosis but normal or slightly low blood pressure?

Could you have arteriosclerosis but normal or slightly low blood pressure?

Yes.: Arteriosclerosis has no direct finding of high blood pressure. Many people with heart disease have normal blood pressure; likewise, many people with high blood pressure have normal hearts! ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 70/56.Is it normal or am i suffering from low blood pressure?

Too low: A BP of 70/56 is too low. There are many causes. The first treatment is fluids but you should see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have arteriosclerosis with normal or slightly low blood pressure?

Is it possible to have arteriosclerosis with normal or slightly low blood pressure?

Yes: Arteriosclerosis is a build up of abnormal lipid (fat & other substances) in the lining under the lining and in lining of blood vessels. This does not start to effect blood pressure until many blood vessels are extensively affected. Normal BP should not give you a false sense of security about arteriosclerosis; the two should both be addressed and treated. ...Read more

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If I have normal low blood pressure (in range 80/60 approximately).can I take propranolol?

If I have normal low blood pressure (in range 80/60 approximately).can I take propranolol?

Low BP TAKE BB?: 20 F of unknown FHx med Hx or medicine Hx notes I have lowish BP asks can I take propranolol. ANS depends on what propranolol is given for. Ask your team. ...Read more

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I have normal blood pressure during the day and very low blood pressure at night. what can I do to put it normal?

I have normal blood pressure during the day and very low blood pressure at night. what can I do to put it normal?

It depends: Know that it's normal for your blood pressure to decrease at night. But two things that matter to determine if this is worrisome, is how low is low and do you have any symptoms like lightheadedness, dizziness, and/or weakness when your blood pressure is "low". This information is very helpful for better counseling you. ...Read more

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I have always had very low blood pressure. The last month it has been normal to slightly elevated am I suddenly getting high bp and what could cause?

I have always had very low blood pressure. The last month it has been normal to slightly elevated am I suddenly getting high bp and what could cause?

Unlikely: blood pressure is very dynamic and changes second to second depending on activity and a host of other factors. Unlikely you are suddenly developing high blood pressure. If you are concerned, you can see your doctor for evaluation. They may ask you to do Home blood pressure monitoring which can provide helpful information. Hope this was helpful.Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Is 110/64 low blood pressure or is it normal?

Is 110/64 low blood pressure or is it normal?

Blood pressure: Those numbers look good. If you feel well and have no complaints keep it right where it is. ...Read more

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What might lead to low blood pressure and how to make it normal without medicine?

There are many: One of the most common, in otherwise healthy people is dehydration.This is remedied be increacing fluids .I often tell people to drink a large gatoraid for a day or two. If your low BP is causing you to get dizzy or feel like you are going to pass out, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have very low blood pressure with very annoying symptoms.. How do I get my blood pressure to a normal range?

Blood pressure: Increase salt and fluid intake, wear support panty hose and get your doctor involved, if those things don't help there are medications that can be tried. ...Read more

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What a case typically cause low blood pressure. Is a average of112/63 normal for a twenty two year old female ?

What a case typically cause low blood pressure.  Is a average of112/63 normal for a twenty two year old female 


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Healthy living: Healthy living causes low blood pressure. Your average of 112/63 is perfectly fine. I myself thankfully sometimes run around 99/70. Dangerous low blood pressure is below 75/50. Usually what causes this low blood pressure is a bacterial infection in the blood. ...Read more

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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