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If u have low blood pressure 80/60 but ur pulse is 180. Why is that?

If u have low blood pressure 80/60 but ur pulse is 180. Why is that?

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

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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I have very low blood pressure 80/50, sometimes lower. What could be some causes?

I have very low blood pressure 80/50, sometimes lower. What could be some causes?

Let me help: Thyroid hypofunction
hypofunction of the adrenal cortex
hypofunction of the pituitary gland
heart diseases
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

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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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How does low blood pressure make you feel? 100/60

How does low blood pressure make you feel? 100/60

Blood pressure: The pressure of 100/60 is normal it is not low unless your normal is over 160mmhg systolic. The main symptom of low BP is light headedness. ...Read more

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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

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Blood pressure is low, 82/60, what are some causes of low blood pressure?

Blood pressure is low, 82/60, what are some causes of low blood pressure?

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

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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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What to do if I'm 67 and my blood pressure is 140/60, have I got high or low blood pressure?

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

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What to do if I'm 67 and my blood pressure is 140/60, have I got high and low blood pressure?

What to do if I'm 67 and my blood pressure is 140/60, have I got high and low blood pressure?

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

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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?

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?

Low BP?: 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

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Low blood pressure usually 90-80/60, feeling lightheaded all the time. What to do to make it normal?

Low BP: You should be evaluated by a physician preferably a pediatric cardiologist. Increasing intake of fluid and salt e.g. Pedialyte and other electrolyte packs often helps. There are also medications that may be used to help with your BP such as fluodrocortisone ...Read more

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Low blood pressure?

Can be normal: If it is always low and you feel fine, don't worry. Otherwise it can be caused by dehydration or other things. If it's new see your dr. ...Read more

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What is low blood pressure?

What is low blood pressure?

90/60: Low blood pressure is generally anything under 90/60. This may be normal for diminutive female but if this blood pressure is new or is associated with symptoms it deserves evaluation. ...Read more

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Is this low blood pressure?

Is this low blood pressure?

"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

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Is 92/55 a low blood pressure?

Is 92/55 a low blood pressure?

THERE ARE INDIGENOUS: People in the remotest areas of brazil with blood pressures averaging 50/30 and pulses in the 30-40's.
Bottom line is, it depends on the overall health of the individual. ...Read more

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What causes low blood pressure?

Low volume/vasodil: Either low cardiac output due to low or high hr's/low stroke volume or excessive vasodilation. Hormonal problems (like adrenal insuff) could rarely be a cause. Infection/sepsis/anemia or acute blood loss, dehydration, or cardiac pump/rhythm problems could cause. ...Read more

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Low blood pressure -what to do?

Low blood pressure -what to do?

Blood pressure: Ask your doc if anything needs to be done first. To raise BP we increase salt and fluid intakes and use support hose to increase venous return. ...Read more

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How to cure low blood pressure?

Variable: Depends on how low the BP is and what if any are the symptoms.
Best to get this answer after an exam from your DR. ...Read more

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Is low blood pressure dangerous?

Is low blood pressure dangerous?

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

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What creates low blood pressure?

Blood pressure: The blood pressure is related to the volume of blood in the vascular system, the resistance of the vascular system and the stroke volume of the heart. ...Read more

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How do I stop low blood pressure?

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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Is low blood pressure bad for me?

Is low blood pressure bad for me?

Only if symptomatic: Only if it causes you to be dizzy or faint or if it unusual for you. ...Read more

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Is low blood pressure hereditary?

Is low blood pressure hereditary?

Maybe: Yes, it can be. If you do not have light headedness, racing heart rate or any other discomfort, then do not worry about it. ...Read more

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What is a too low blood pressure?

What is a too low blood pressure?

Symptomatic: 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

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How to remove low blood pressure?

How to remove low blood pressure?

Depends on the cause: Depends on cause rehydrate, replace electrolytes, stop BP lowering meds, treat sepsis, mi adrenal dysfunction etc. ...Read more

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Why is low blood pressure harmful?

Multiple side effect: Low blood pressure can result in dizziness or can cause someone to pass out. It also may cause decreased kidney function and other organ dysfunction due to reduced blood flow. People may also feel fatigued and washed out due to hypotension. ...Read more

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What to do for low blood pressure?

What to do for low blood pressure?

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

Dr. Austina Cho
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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