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Doctor insights on: Is Low Blood Pressure A Sign Of Pregnancy

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are typical signs of low blood pressure?

What are typical signs of low blood pressure?

Light headed: Pts with hypotension include light headedness , sweating , nausea, and blurred vision. If it persists you may pass out. ...Read more

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Hi can anyone help me..What are the signs of low blood pressure?Because i've been suffering from dizziness this pass few days ..

Hi can anyone help me..What are the signs of low blood pressure?Because i've been suffering from dizziness  this pass few days ..

Many: First sig is low blood pressure reading. Check your blood pressure. Dizziness, fatigue, orthostasis (dizziness when standing upright) light headedness are a few signs. ...Read more

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Help please! is feeling sore and weak a sign of low blood pressure?

Help please! is feeling sore and weak a sign of low blood pressure?

Not necessarily: While you may feel "weak" if your blood pressure is low (especially if you are dehydrated) they are not usually correlated. ...Read more

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In regard to blood pressure, if someone feels tired like he/she would like to take a nap, could this be a sign more of low blood pressure than hbp?

In regard to blood pressure, if someone feels tired like he/she would like to take a nap, could this be a sign more of low blood pressure than hbp?

Either: There are many causes of feeling tired. One is abnormal blood pressure, either high or low. Some people are tired due to anemia or low blood sugar. Stress, dehydration , poor eating or sleeping habits, viral syndromes are a few of the many possible causes of "tired". It is best to see your primary care physician to have a thorough physical and to be honest and forthcoming with your concerns. ...Read more

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How do I stop low blood pressure?

See your doctor: Low blood pressure is not always abnormal -- but if you are not feeling well, you best see your doctor for more evaluation -. ...Read more

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What can cause low blood pressure?

What can cause low blood pressure?

Varies: Several possibilities, but here are some: dehydration, esp in the summer when we can loose more water than we realize. Medications (lots-best to talk with your doctor). Infections, mainly serious ones. Heart problems. Endocrine problems. Kidney problems. More. For some people a lower BP is normal.Because the list is long and complex, i'd encourage you to have a eval & discussion w/ your doctor. ...Read more

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What does low blood pressure mean?

Low blood pressure: It depends. In an athlete, it can be completely normal. In a 70yo, it may either be excessive high blood pressure medication, or heart trouble. Cardiogenic, septic, and neurogenic shock, as well as a vasovagal response can all cause low blood pressure. You also need to look at the heart rate. Taking too much of a beta blocker can cause low BP and low hr. Athletes will have the same. ...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


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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