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What is the significance of essential hypotension?
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Varies
Essential means that it is not secondary to some known cause such as bleeding, dehydration, or an underactive adrenal gland.
So if your blood pressure is lower than average it might be said you have essential hypotension. If you feel well, no problem. In fact those with a low BP live longer. There may be some who just feel weak and dizzy with low bp. Sort of a vague not well understood problem, .

In brief: Varies
Essential means that it is not secondary to some known cause such as bleeding, dehydration, or an underactive adrenal gland.
So if your blood pressure is lower than average it might be said you have essential hypotension. If you feel well, no problem. In fact those with a low BP live longer. There may be some who just feel weak and dizzy with low bp. Sort of a vague not well understood problem, .
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cause unknown
Essential means "cause unknown".
In brief: Cause unknown
Essential means "cause unknown".
Hypotension means "low blood pressure".
Dr. Bennett Werner
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