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I'm 21 yr old female. I have low blood pressure, night sweats, palpitations, headaches, nausea and tiredness. Any ideas on possible causes?

I'm 21 yr old female. I have low blood pressure, night sweats, palpitations, headaches, nausea and tiredness. Any ideas on possible causes?

Many things: Could be a variety of things including but not limited to anxiety, anemia, hypothyroid, hyperthyroid, leukemia or lymphoma, migraine, the list goes on. Be sure and see your family physician or internist soon. This will require a careful history physical exam, and blood work to figure out. ...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 had slight double vision while driving after dark last night and I'm wondering if low blood pressure could have been a contributing factor?

I had slight double vision while driving after dark last night and I'm wondering if low blood pressure could have been a contributing factor?

Could be: Certainly could be. Monitor your blood pressure over the next few days, drink plenty of fluids, and if the double vision comes back you should have evaluation with your primary doc. ...Read more

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Is it true that taking a bath late at night can give you low blood pressure?

Is it true that taking a bath late at night can give you low blood pressure?

Maybe: A hot bath can vasodilate and cause blood to pool in feet. Whe you get up you can get a very low BP. You can feel light headed as well. Usually passes when cool down and after lying down. A tepid bath and good hydration may help avoid theses. ...Read more

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I have normal blood pressure during the day and very low blood pressure at night. What can I do to put it normal?

I have normal blood pressure during the day and very low blood pressure at night. What can I do to put it normal?

It depends: Know that it's normal for your blood pressure to decrease at night. But two things that matter to determine if this is worrisome, is how low is low and do you have any symptoms like lightheadedness, dizziness, and/or weakness when your blood pressure is "low". This information is very helpful for better counseling you. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up in the middle of the night, and have low blood pressure when I check? Tonight 91/52, pulse 56. Concerned.

Why do I wake up in the middle of the night, and have low blood pressure when I check? Tonight 91/52, pulse 56. Concerned.

Bp: Typically BP and heart rate are lowest at night and sleep periods. This doesn't mean there couldn't be a problem but it makes it less likely. ...Read more

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I'm woken in the night by my heart racing so fast. What could this be. I have low blood pressure and have just started taken toprimate.

I'm woken in the night by my heart racing so fast. What could this be. I have low blood pressure and have just started taken toprimate.

Several things maybe: It could be anything from anxiety to nightmares to the thrill of having watched Peter Pan live on NBC the other night and realizing that two of the actors in the production were from Cleveland, Ohio (where I live). Or, it certainly could be a side effect of the topiramate if you have only been taking that medication for a few days or a few weeks and this started right after it. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up in the middle of the night, and have low blood pressure when I check?

Why do I wake up in the middle of the night, and have low blood pressure when I check?

Don't worry.: Blood pressure usually is lowest late evening and with early sleep. Paradoxically, it raises in the early morning (7am-10am). This is called arousal activation of the nervous system. Don't worry, unless you have sx. Also, if you are on BP meds, many are evening dosed to prevent the moring rise! ...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

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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. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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


Sweating At Night (Definition)

Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more