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Low Blood Pressure Upon Standing And Walking Around What Is Tern For That
Several apply: The most common is orthostatic hypotension, although the phenomenon can be known as vaso-vagal pre-syncope or as neuro-cardiogenic symptoms. When standing upright, blood tends to pool abruptly in the legs decreasing the blood pressure in the brain and producing many uncomfortable sensations. ...Read more
Hypotension is also known as Low blood pressure. 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
Orthostasis: Actually it is likely not related to salt at all, but may be due to lack of enough fluids. In the spring and fall when the weather is not too hot we often forget to drink enough fluids, and water is the best of these. Recommendations are eight glasses of water each day, so nex time you feel lightheaded, try drinking a glass of water. ...Read more
Is it normal for bpto fluctuate during change of activity from 103/70 to 133/86 just walking upstairs? I usually have low blood pressure but notice thse flucuations at home.
Normal for BP: Blood pressure varies throughout the day and with many factors such as exercise, pain, caffeine/nicotine and so on. Those numbers are fine. It is worth considering your fitness though, as some changes could be from not being in as good a shape as when younger. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Extremely low blood pressure at night & upon awakening (100/45-50)
then normal throughout day. What can cause this?
I have always had low blood pressure. Recently it was 97/60. I had sex recently and upon orgasm i blacked out. Never happed before and it scared me. It is because of my bp? I am concerned
Orgasm: It is not uncommon for women with overwhelming orgasms to actually transiently lose consciousness. It may be related to the sudden release and neurological overload, to sudden falls in BP or other. Read masters and johnson or kinsey reports. Or go online and you can find numerous descriptions of this. If you were 'out' for any substantial length of time, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Standing (at first): When you stand, less blood returns from the legs --> lowers cardiac output --> lowers blood pressure. This should be a minor and transient effect. If you have problems with orthostatic hypotension, though, the blood pressure drop may be more severe & prolonged, and may even result in dizziness or in extreme cases fainting. ...Read more
Sometimes it's little difficult to stay standing. Do I have low blood pressure and what can I do about it?
Low BP: It could be due to postural hypotension. You need to check your BP on lying down posture and stand up for 15 minites and check it again. Check BP and hr to see any drop in it. Also you might need tilt table test to rule out neurocardiogenic response or pots. Consult your physician. ...Read more
Will a full blood test show if I have low blood pressure when standing? When i stand floor feels like it moves under me. Dr didn't check BP standing.
Blood test will not.: I agree that you should have BP taken lying down, sitting, and standing. A blood test is for other things, such as serum sodium. It all depends on the symptoms. ...Read more
Why would beta blockers be used for pots if people with pots have low blood pressure when standing?
Beta blockers: Beta blockers such as atenolol, metoprolol and propanolol are often prescribed to treat pots because they slow down the excessive heart rate response (tachycardia) that pots patients experience. They also work by blocking the effects of Epinephrine and norepinephrine released by the autonomic nervous system, they also block or lessen sympathetic nerve impulses. ...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
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
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