How do I know exactly what is low blood pressure?

Symptoms. We typically do not worry how low your blood pressure is unless you are having symptoms associated with your low pressure (lightheadedness, syncope, low energy, etc...).

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What exactly does it mean to have low blood pressure?

Blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is 100 to 120 over 80 to 90 mm of mercury, low blood pressure is anything below that range. Low blood pressure can be 'normal' for some people and abnormal for others. Read more...

What exactly does it mean to have low blood pressure?

Symptoms. Low BP usually refers to a BP that is low enough to cause side effects: that will vary from person to person. Young women and children often have a BP of 90/60 which is normal and healthy. For some people, that's too low and they feel dizzy and faint. For most people, a BP of. Read more...

What exactly does it mean if I have low blood pressure?

Problem if symptoms. Low blood pressure is not usually a clinical problem unless accompanied by symptoms like faintness, dizziness or impaired levels of consciousness. There are some hormonal and rare structural vascular problems that may cause abnormally low blood pressures. But, if no symptoms, i would not worry, especially since I have found lower blood pressures to be a marker of longevity. Read more...
Not much. Unless you're passing out. Generally low blood pressure is a sign of health. If you've recently been shot or bludgeoned, the above doesn't apply. Read more...

What exactly does it mean when you have low blood pressure?

Depends on symptoms. Low blood pressure in general is desirable. But, if you are having symptoms such as significant fatigue or low (or high) heart rate, it may be a sign of other condition such as a heart rhythm problem, thyroid dysfunction, adrenal gland problem, medication side effect, or dehydration. Read more...