What should I feel if I have low blood pressure?

Good question. You may not feel any symptoms at all, or you may be very dizzy or lightheaded.

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Why would I have. Low blood pressure?

Many things. If you have low blood pressures, especially with systolics in the 80s or below, and this isn't your baseline blood pressure, you need to get evaluated by a doctor immediately. Low blood pressure is an ominous sign of things such as volume depletion, infection, or heart failure, and cannot be properly diagnosed without an exam. Read more...
Blood pressure. If we make the assumption you are otherwise normal, you may just have baseline stroke volume and peripheral vascular resistance that yields a low but normal pressure. As soon as we allow abnormal considerations low blood volume, low stroke volume, low resistance and reasons for them all come into play. Read more...

What happens if I have low blood pressure?

Depends how you feel. Blood pressure is a number, and there is no absolute "normal." many young people, especially females, can be perfectly healthy with a systolic BP of 80-100. If you are completely asymptomatic, there is no cause for concern. If you feel dizzy as a result, it is important to maintain oral hydration, especially with electrolyte-rich fluids. Gatorade and coconut water (contains lots of potassium) help. Read more...

Hi I have low blood pressure and no appetite?

Symptoms. Low blood pressure and no appetite are non specific symptoms. If you are concerned, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. The list of possibilities from those two symptoms is very long. Read more...

How could I tell if I have low blood pressure?

Symptoms. If your systolic blood pressure (BP) is less than 100 mmhg and you feel easily fatigued and or dizzy, the BP might be too low. Your symptoms more than anything else will be the tool to judge what is a "low" blood pressure for you. Plenty of young women have systolic bp's in low 80's without any symptoms, this is considered to be normal. Read more...

What can it mean if I have low blood pressure?

Probably normal. It depends if you have symptoms or not, or if you are on medications to control elevated blood pressure, or if you have underlying cardiac conditions. For some underlying abnormal conditions: consider dehydration, heart failure, anemia, low thyroid, or low cortisol. Read more...

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...

What should I do to if I have low blood pressure?

It depends. You don't really need to do anything unless your low blood pressure gives you symptoms such as light headedness or if you pass out. Without knowing your blood pressure, we can't really give any other recommendations. Read more...