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Is it worse to have high blood pressure or low blood pressure?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Both are bad

If left too high and too long , high blood pressure can cause damage to the heart , brain, and kidneys.
It may take years and pts may not even realise it. Its often called a silent killer. Low BP is much more symptomatic and can cause a pt to pass out.

In brief: Both are bad

If left too high and too long , high blood pressure can cause damage to the heart , brain, and kidneys.
It may take years and pts may not even realise it. Its often called a silent killer. Low BP is much more symptomatic and can cause a pt to pass out.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: High blood pressure

Hypertension is a validated major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and requires thoughtful and effective treatment.
Most cases of low blood pressure are benign unless accompanied by dizziness or altered consciousness.

In brief: High blood pressure

Hypertension is a validated major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and requires thoughtful and effective treatment.
Most cases of low blood pressure are benign unless accompanied by dizziness or altered consciousness.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
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