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What are the similarities between hypertension and hypotension?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Opposite

Hypertension is too high of a blood pressure and hypotension means the blood pressure is too low.
So they are opposite. However, both can affect your health and result in complications and both should be evaluated by your doctor.

In brief: Opposite

Hypertension is too high of a blood pressure and hypotension means the blood pressure is too low.
So they are opposite. However, both can affect your health and result in complications and both should be evaluated by your doctor.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Joseph Moore
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not similar

Hypertension is high blood pressure (usually >135/85) hypotension is low blood pressure (usually <90 for the upper number = systolic).

In brief: Not similar

Hypertension is high blood pressure (usually >135/85) hypotension is low blood pressure (usually <90 for the upper number = systolic).
Dr. Joseph Moore
Dr. Joseph Moore
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