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Low Blood Presure
116 not low: That type of blood pressure shouldn't cause passing out. Does it occur when you stand up abruptly? Does passing out occur after you've been up standing for awhile? 30% of the time we can never diagnose the reason for passing out. If it recurs, best to go see a primary care physician or cardiologist! ...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
Always tired no matter what I eat or how long I sleep. Cannot have low blood presure,i eat a lot of salt.
Sometimes when I am setting and suddenly i stand up i fell dizzy is that caused by a low blood presure ?
Could be: The dizzy sensation could be due to postural hypotension (the brain does not get enough blood and oxygen when suddenly sitting or standing after laying down). The other possibility could be a problem with equilibrium related to an inner ear problem. Your primary care physician can examine you and advise you. ...Read more
I keep feeling realy dizzy lightheaded EVERY time i stand. My vision blurs out to white. It lasts 10 to 40 secs. Can you help me? Low blood presure?
It may be: low blood pressure as you said - orthostatic hypotension- when your body can't cope fast enough with changing in position. Make sure you stay hydrated and make sure you keep track of how much you bleed, orthostatic hypotnesion ma also be a sign of losing blood too fast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dentist gave me aneasthetic for filling and i had low blood presure as a result im afraid for jaw opperation thats laying ahead.
Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure is a side effect that is very common with inhaled anesthetics. If jaw surgery is going to be performed under general anesthesia you will likely have an anesthesiologist taken care of you, which will be different from what you had during your minor procedure at the dentist office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You can get cramps if not enough blood is reaching your muscles. ...Read more
14 weeks pregnant should I be concerned IV had a. Headach on and off today I have felt dizzy this morning and low blood presure?
Not necessarily: Thise things can be normal in pregnancy. Most pregnant women have low blood pressure starting about 12-14 weeks. Many have dizziness if they stand for a few minutes. Headaches are also common. At the same time, all those things can happen to anyone if they get a cold, the flu, migraines, etc. Without being pregnant at all. If you get worse, get seen. If not, it is likely normal pregnancy (sorry). ...Read more
Stages of HTN: 120/80 or less is normal. 120 to 139/ 80-90 is prehypertension when all possible life style changes should be made to prevent hypertension. 140-159/90-100 stage 1 hypertension when usually one medication is started. 160-179/100-110 is stage 2 when usually two meds are started. Over 180/110 is severe hypertension requiring 3 or more meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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