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Low Blood Pressure 80 Over 60
Go to the E.R.!!: Many things can cause a heart rate of 180 and low blood pressure of 80/60, unfortunately none of them are good. Arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation or flutter and supra-ventricular tachycardia can cause hypotension. Other conditions would be significant dehydration or anemia. You need to get this checked out immediately! If it is only sporadic, get to the E.R. Immediately when it occurs! ...Read more
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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hypofunction of the adrenal cortex
hypofunction of the pituitary gland
long confinement to bed
fluid volume deficit
lack of salt
a permanently low blood pressure may be inherited. The so-called essential hypotension is the most frequent form and usually affects young and slim women.
If no complaints occur, essential hypotension is harmless. ...Read more
A persistant low blood pressure 60/90 over 10 days. What does it indicate for a house wife aged 40.?
Depends: I assume you mean 90/60 as the first number is always higher. That is a lower than average blood pressure. If you feel ok, don't worry about it. People with low blood pressure live longer. If you are getting dizzy or having fatigue or other problems then maybe there is a problem. There are lots of things that can make the blood pressure low, so tests would be needed to find the problem. ...Read more
Low Blood Pressure: Low blood pressure (BP) may be normal for an individual who is thin, has a very low salt intake, inadequate fluid intake, developed an irregular heart rhythm or other heart problem. Athletes often have low heart rates and low BP due to their extreme fitness. Dysautonomia (dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system) can cause low BP - treated with support hose, postural maneuvers and medicines. ...Read more
What are your numbers? Have you fainted? Are you on mediciation? Have you had ambulatory BP monitoring>
Get amedicalexam and evaluation. ...Read more
Wide pulse pressure: Assuming your BP measuring device works properly and this is an accurate reading, you have wide pulse pressure. There are several causes for this including stiffening of your aorta and large vessels due to arteriosclerosis, aortic valve dysfunction, medication effect (to name a few). Ask your doctor about this. ...Read more
Diet, Exercise, PCP: Low-salt diet, regular exercise and weight loss of 7% of your total body weight if you are overweight can help control your blood pressure. Current blood pressure is borderline normal and is not a reason to worry. But blood pressure does change and keeping a blood pressure diary to present to your doctor can be helpful to your PCP to see if you need any medications. ...Read more
My blood pressure is always a bit below then the ideal figure I heard of[120/80 today mine is 113/ 84, does this mean I ve low blood pressure? Thanks
BP: 100 to 130 over 70 to 90 rands are not low for most people ...Read more
I'm 19. My blood pressure always around 120/60, sometime 110/55+. My sistolic ok but diastolic 55-60+. is this low blood pressure? What should I do?
No. Low bp is when your stand up you faint or get dizzy.
One "problem"with this pressure is you will live a very long time and will not likely suffer from heart disease. Keep up the good work. ...Read more
"Low" is semantic: "normal" blood pressure is an arbitrary thing--i.e. Lower cutoffs of 100 systolic, 60 diastolic were created b/c above these are where the vast majority of people fall. However, many healthy people, as well as some people with heart or liver disease who are perfectly stable, have BP in the 80-90s range. The main point is if it is a change from your personal baseline, and whether you have symptoms. ...Read more
Depends: Low blood pressure is only dangerous if it is impairing adequate oxygen delivery to meet the needs of vital organs of the body, or if it signifies an underlying process that is dangerous if it worsens (e.g. Diffuse bacterial infection, or toxin poisoning). The actual number, in and of itself, is not dangerous if all organs remain working fine. ...Read more
It's too low if you have symptoms
for example, there are people that walk around with blood pressure of 90/50 without any problems. There are others who are dizzy, wobbly and feel horrendous.
Some of these general guidelines go out the window dealing with really sick people, intensive care etc. Different set of rules in that case. ...Read more
Depends: Low blood pressure might be a good thing. People live longer. It's just a number. If you feel fine, it is unlikely a problem. Now if you are sick and it is low, the treatment depends on the cause. For instance, bleeding. Stop the bleeding and give blood transfusion. Dehydration. Give fluids by mouth or intravenously. Infection. Give antibiotics. Adrenal insufficiency, give hormone replacement. ...Read more
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
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
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