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What could cause low blood pressure?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Commonly dehydration

For the average person, the most common cause of low BP is from dehydration--not getting enough fluids/foods.
For elderly this is even more common. Also, medications can also do this. Autonomic dysfunctions as in parkinson disease or advanced diabetes; heart failure, liver failure, rapid blood loss/bleeding etc...Are other major causes. If you have problem, consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: Commonly dehydration

For the average person, the most common cause of low BP is from dehydration--not getting enough fluids/foods.
For elderly this is even more common. Also, medications can also do this. Autonomic dysfunctions as in parkinson disease or advanced diabetes; heart failure, liver failure, rapid blood loss/bleeding etc...Are other major causes. If you have problem, consult doc. Good luck.
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