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I am lightheaded with low blood pressure and chest pain as well with loss of appetite. I have a history with PE as well.

I am lightheaded with low blood pressure and chest pain as well with loss of appetite. I have a history with PE as well.

Get Checked!: I do not know the reason for your original pulmonary embolism, but with the symptoms you are describing there are a multitude of issues possible. The most concerning is the possibility of a recurrent pulmonary embolus. You should be seen in the ER as soon as possible for further evaluation in order to make sure this is not a life threatening issue! ...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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Hi I have low blood pressure and no appetite?

Hi I have low blood pressure and no appetite?

Symptoms: Low blood pressure and no appetite are non specific symptoms. If you are concerned, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. The list of possibilities from those two symptoms is very long. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure be caused by weight loss? My last 3 blood pressure readings (over 2 mths) were 80/66, 89/62 and 90/66. I have lost 35 kilos in the last year

Can low blood pressure be caused by weight loss? My last 3 blood pressure readings (over 2 mths) were 80/66, 89/62 and 90/66. I have lost 35 kilos in the last year

Yes it is expected: Yes, weight loss does lower the BP. If you do not feel dizzy or light headed while trying to get up and stand up, it is an OK BP. But you must eat healthy and be less drastic in your Dieting. ...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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Been having low blood pressure and seeing white dots all the time should I go to a&e?

Been having low blood pressure and seeing white dots all the time should I go to a&e?

Low BP?: What are your numbers? Have you fainted? Are you on mediciation? Have you had ambulatory BP monitoring>
Get amedicalexam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about low blood pressure?

Can you tell me about low blood pressure?

Low bp: Read this:

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/low-blood-pressure/basics/causes/con-20032298.

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What can I do for low blood pressure in men?

What can I do for low blood pressure in men?

Depends: Like most of medicine we try to find the cause of the problem so we can target the therapy. Treating the underlying cause is the most effective therapy instead of just treating the symptoms. A full work up needs to be done with possible tests including and echo and tilt table test. ...Read more

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What can low blood pressure cause in the body?

What can low blood pressure cause in the body?

Hypotension: Hypotension can cause organ underperfusion, weakness, fatigue, lightheadedness, dizziness and dysfunction of the kidneys and other organs. ...Read more

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What does having very low blood pressure imply?

What does having very low blood pressure imply?

It depends: As long as it is asymptomatic, low BP can imply health. There are lots of people who have systolic blood pressures in the 90s (the top number) and feel just fine.

If the low BP causes symptoms (lightheadedness), then that might mean a condition where the body has a hard time keeping the pressures elevated. Your doctor can order a test to determine this. ...Read more

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Why do I have low blood pressure when standing?

Why do I have low blood pressure when standing?

This is orthostasis.: First therapy is drink planety of fluids and take salt (yes). Second is to check your blood pressure in different positions. If abnormal, your doctor will recommend a tilt table test, especially if symptomatic. ...Read more

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How do you get a low blood pressure measurement?

How do you get a low blood pressure measurement?

Low volume: Hello aurora --
hypotension or low blood pressure is most commonly caused by low volume status -- that is not having enough hydration regularly -- please also see other explanations I have posted previously. ...Read more

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Is passing out due to high or low blood pressure?

Is passing out due to high or low blood pressure?

Syncope/Collapse: Clinical terms for passing out. More common reason related to blood pressure would be low blood pressure though in rare situations, very high blood pressure might cause someone to lose consciousness. The preceding symptoms would likely be different. Typical low blood pressure, if systems working: faint lightheaded feeling, rapid heart rate, and sweating are common. ...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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What will having low blood pressure do to the body?

What will having low blood pressure do to the body?

Blood pressure: The blood pressure is what keeps the blood moving around the body. Too low and you have shock and death. Too high and you have increased chance of stroke, heart attack and kidney failure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how dangerous is low blood pressure?

Can you tell me how dangerous is low blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Normal blood pressure is 100 to 120 over 80 to 90 mm of mercury, low blood pressure is anything below that range. Low blood pressure can be 'normal' for some people and abnormal for others. ...Read more

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What to do for low blood pressure and I'm home alone?

What to do for low blood pressure and I'm home alone?

Hydration: And increased salt intake for starters. If ineffective talk to your physician. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to regulate my low blood pressure?

What do you suggest to regulate 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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What does someone take if they have low blood pressure?

What does someone take if they have low blood pressure?

Nothing: Blood pressure of <90/60 is considered low. Yet many, thin young women are walking around with this. If there is no sign or symptoms of diminished delivery, there is no need for any treatment.

If there is symptoms or shock, then Alpha agents can be used. One could use mineralocorticoids, steroids, pressor agents. ...Read more

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How to increase low blood pressure without medications?

How to increase low blood pressure without medications?

If you are healthy: Don't worry, talk to some one who has high blood pressure, they want to trade your problem. See your doctor to make sure you did not have any systemic diseases (like heart problem etc) and have healthy life style from diet to exercises, you will be fine. ...Read more

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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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What food is healthy for someone with low blood pressure?

What food is healthy for someone with low blood pressure?

Water and sodium: Increasing the amount of salt in your diet may help your bp
decrease in Folic Acid & vitamin B12 can lead to anemia which can create low bp

magnesium plays a role in blood pressure
the green chlorophyll in vegetables such as spinach and kale contain magnesium
other dietary sources include cashews almonds soybeans and halibut
caffeine also may increase bp. ...Read more

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Does low blood pressure create the sesnsation of falling?

Does low blood pressure create the sesnsation of falling?

Low BP: Low bp, especially on standing quickly, can make you want to faint. If it is a problem check with your dr. Re medications, cardiac or other problems. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is low blood pressure always bad?

Hoping you can tell me, is low blood pressure always bad?

No: Lower is usually better, unless it is from a disease state of your heart or dehydration or adrenal disease such as addison's. In other words, if you feel good and your general health seems good, it is nothing to worry about. Low blood pressure is only a concern if you are having symptoms related to it: dizziness, weakness, heart pounding, fainting, etc... ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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