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Doctor insights on: Low Blood Pressure Difficulty Breathing

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What auses low blood pressure and difficulty breathing?

What auses low blood pressure and difficulty breathing?

Many things: Any number of things can cause that, but you need to see a doctor right away, because that is not normal. You could have an infection or something more serious. ...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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Can low blood pressure make it feel like its hard to breathe?

Can low blood pressure make it feel like its hard to breathe?

Yes: Low blood pressure can cause lightheadedness, chest discomfort, dizziness, loss of consciousness, shortness of breath, etc. If you have noticed this to happen, pls get checked right away to get to the root cause of the problem. ...Read more

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What to do low blood pressure and having trouble breathing?

What to do low blood pressure and having trouble breathing?

Few possibilities.: Depends on how long u have breathing diffi. And low bp. You are young. Not sure if you have any other symptoms like heart rhythym abnormalities, dizziness, racing heart, chest pain, fainting like feeling. Cardiac valvular diseases, can cause above symptoms. Similarly cardiac mucle, heart failure, cad, viral heart dz. To be r/o. Other problems adrenal prob, anemia, pneumonia, blood clots-lungs can +. ...Read more

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I have low blood pressure. I'm having headaches I feel faint and I also been having breathing problems is this all related?

I have low blood pressure. I'm having headaches I feel faint and I also been having breathing problems is this all related?

Could be: The feeling of faint and dyspnea may be related to the blood pressure being low. The headaches are due to the low oxygen from less blood flow. You should have that evaluated - perhaps your blood pressure dips too low. ...Read more

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I do not have any problem but I got low blood pressure im 25yrs old girl what would be the reason.?

I do not have any problem but I got low blood pressure im 25yrs old girl what would be the reason.?

May be normal: Many young women have low blood pressures, with systolic in 90s not uncommon, and 80s not unheard of. As long as not lightheaded / weak / dizzy, should not be a problem. If any other symptoms, should discuss with your dr in case is a sign of thyroid or other condition. ...Read more

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What could be the problem if I have low blood pressure and temperature and always feel drained?

Generally: That is assigned that she will live a long time except for the fatigue. You deserve a workup to be certain that there are no other issues. HRS, MD, FACC www. Thepmc. Org ...Read more

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Have been very tired. Dizzy sometimes. Could low blood pressure possibly the problem? 100/60.

Follow BP closely.: Dizziness can certainly be cause by low bp. The best thing to do is to monitor your BP twice daily and this give a better impression of your BP range. I would take this record to your doctor. ...Read more

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I am suffering with low blood pressure problem and feeling dizzy continuosly for past 3 days. Is it safe to take medicine for low blood pressure?

I am suffering with low blood pressure problem and feeling dizzy continuosly for past 3 days. Is it safe to take medicine for low blood pressure?

NO: If your BP is so low that you're dizzy, the cause needs to be investigated. Just treating the symptom isn't adequate. Bleeding, serious infection, medicine side effects are causes that immediately need to be considered. There are other serious less common causes too. Please get checked. ...Read more

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I have been dizziness &fainting for 2weeks even I stand up or lying down still dizzy tooo bad. Is this serious problem? Or am I low blood pressure?

I have been dizziness &fainting for 2weeks even I stand up or lying down still dizzy tooo bad. Is this serious problem? Or am I low blood pressure?

Dear dizzy: From the information I have, it looks like you had a laparoscopy, was it recent? . If that procedure was recent then you need to notify the surgeon as your dizziness and fainting may be related to the procedure or whatever diagnosis was the reason you had the procedure. ...Read more

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I'm 23 year old female with low blood pressure, is this a problem?

I'm 23 year old female with low blood pressure, is this a problem?

No, this is normal.: A healthy young woman can often have low blood pressure, especially if athletic. However, if you are dizzy or other issues, you should see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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60 year old woman with very low blood pressure on low-salt diet (by choice). Good idea or is that a problem?

Not problem: Low blood pressure is not considered as serious as high blood pressure, assuming you do not have symptoms. A normal blood pressure is when the reading is 120/80. Anything below those numbers is considered low. There is no specific blood pressure reading that is considered dangerously low, as it can vary with different individuals. ...Read more

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What to do if I have Parkinson's and low blood pressure, dizziness, lightheadednesss anyone with similar problem?

Parkinson's: See a Neurologist first.
I assume you are seeing one since you were diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
the symptoms you mentioned can be part of the Parkinson's disease presentation.
many people with Parkinson's have this.
of course these could be side effects of the medications against Parkinson's disease. One has to make sure your heart is ok as well.
Your Neurologist can help you best ...Read more

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My father suddenly lay unconscious showed to the doctor low blood pressure due to vegal system problem what is that?

My father suddenly lay unconscious showed to the doctor low blood pressure due to vegal system problem what is that?

Vagal response: A vagal response is the vagus nerve sending out signals in response to a stimulus. This results in a variety of responses, primarily slowing of heart rate and sudden temporary increase in blood vessel size. This results in a sudden decrease in blood pressure, which can result in lightheadedness or unconsciousness. ...Read more

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My father suddenly lay unconscious showed to the doctor low blood pressure due to vegal system problem what is that how it can be treated?

My father suddenly lay unconscious showed to the doctor low blood pressure due to vegal system problem what is that how it can be treated?

Vasovagal syncope: Vasovagal syncope occurs in response to a trigger, with a corresponding malfunction in the parts of the nervous system that regulate heart rate and blood pressure.
When heart rate slows, blood pressure drops, and the resulting lack of blood to the brain causes fainting.
Due to age of your father, please take him to a neurologist for diagnosis of other conditions causing unconsciousness. ...Read more

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Very high heart pulse 7 times a day & low blood pressure = 90. Problems breathing and tired. What do you think is the problem? How to resolve this?

Very high heart pulse 7 times a day & low blood pressure = 90. Problems breathing and tired. What do you think is the problem? How to resolve this?

Seek urgent help: A detailed history and exam will help determine the right diagnosis and treatment. Your symptoms could be due to dehydration, Anemia, heart or lung disease. Dehydration or anemia is more likely, but you need to be evaluated as soon as possible. I recommend you go to the nearest ER or Urgent care unless your primary doctor can see you right away. ...Read more

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I am just 20 years old and I have a problem of low blood pressure feeling pain in head, sholders and feeling sleepy all time? Is there any serious prob

I am just 20 years old and I have a problem of low blood pressure feeling pain in head, sholders and feeling sleepy all time? Is there any serious prob

Go see your doctor: I can't tell you whether it's serious or not because I don't have a diagnosis for you. You need to go see your family doc who can determine if there's a link btwn your symptoms or not. And if so, whether it's serious or not. Low blood pressure could be due to anemia which could make you tired. Cause of anemia may or may not be serious. Lots of other concerns especially regarding pain. Go see doc. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure, difficulty breathing, fast heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, loss of senses, be part of thyroid disease?

Can high blood pressure, difficulty breathing, fast heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, loss of senses, be part of thyroid disease?

Most yes: With the exception of losing ability to use other senses your symptoms could be compatible with hyperthyroidism but also other things, even anxiety itself. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What cause the chest cavity to burn with intense pain. It don't radiate to other areas, no difficulty breathing and blood pressure is normal. Any idea?

What cause the chest cavity to burn with intense pain. It don't radiate to other areas, no difficulty breathing and blood pressure is normal. Any idea?

Gastritis/Heart Burn: 46yr Female... You are low risk for early CAD... It would be untrue if you abused your body and smoked and were over weight!!! If you are healthy - likely it is gastritis/GERD... Recommend to check with your internist though ...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?

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

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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