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Is 100/50 BP low?

Is 100/50 BP low?

Not too low.: Actually, a blood pressure of 100/50 is great, as long as you feel healthy and energetic. Keep up the good work! ...Read more

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Why is my BP always low?

Why is my BP always low?

Hypotension: You didn't list medications. Most commonly, a low blood pressure is a side effect of your medications. If you are on medications, talk to your doc about making some adjustments. If you are not on meds, you should be checked to rule out anemia, hypothyroidism, e.T.C. In the meantime, you can increase your intake of non-caffeinated, non-alcoholic beveriges, as well as salt. ...Read more

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Bp 99/74 is this too low?

Bp 99/74 is this too low?

Hypotension: The spectrum of "normal" blood pressure varies widely and is different for every patient. 99/74 may very well be normal for you. Signs of inappropriately low blood pressure include dizziness and increasing heart rate. ...Read more

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Is 102/67 too low for 67yo?

Is 102/67 too low for 67yo?

Only if you feel bad: Cardiologists are fondly quoted as saying that the best blood pressure is the minimum necessary to keep you vibrant, energetic & upright w/o feeling weak, woozy, lightheaded or dizzy, especially when changing positions quickly. Besides, blood pressure varies according to position (see above) & conditions. Still, it's not a bad idea to monitor your BP more closely and calibrate your cuff. ...Read more

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If the BP is 116 is that low?

If the BP is 116 is that low?

BP Range: BP of 120/80 is the 'normal' for most people. It varies by age, time of the day, activity level, ingestion of sodium in foods and drinks, use of alcohol, illicit and prescription drugs. Low BP is of no concern unless producing symptoms such as dizziness, weakness, fatigue, etc. Lower bps causes less cardiovascular stress, reducing heart, brain and kidney disease. ...Read more

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I checked my BP and it's 92/67 is that too low

I checked my BP and it's 92/67 is that too low

Normal: Why worry?: Without any other symptoms this is normal. If you are functioning in the world in your daily activities without chest pain, shortness of breath, intolerable dizziness or nausea then you are fine. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a person to be low on b-12?

What are the causes of a person to be low on b-12?

3 MOST COMMON!: 1. Inadequate intake: a true vegan will get no b12, except through supplements. 2. Atrophic autoimmune gastritis. The production of intrinsic factor is halted by immune destruction of parietal cells. 3. Inflammation of the terminal part of the small intestine, ie. Iliitis or crohn's, where B12 is absorbed. A new cause is chronic overuse of ppis, such as Nexium (esomeprazole) or prilosec. ...Read more

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Is 244 low in b12?

Is 244 low in b12?

Absolutely!: ideal b12 levels are above 1500 in blood. often times I will recommend that people take shots or very high levels of vitamin b12 10,000 mcg if they are less than 500. It can make a huge difference in energy, sleep, cognition, memory and any nerve problems you may have. You will also want to figure out why you have low b12. It could be due to an autoimmune condition or too low stomach acid. ...Read more

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Is 239 low for b12?

Is 239 low for b12?

Yes, but...: "low values for B12 may not be what they appear to be. With that value, get "methyl malonic acid" and "homocysteine" checked. These are more sensitive tests. If both (especially methyl malonic acid) are abnormal, then it is truly low vitamin b12. Treatable, various ways. ...Read more

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