What causes low blood pressure and how can it be treated?

Don't be too anxious. Low blood pressure is a common symptom in health people, if you do not fell dizzy or have other uncomportalbe experience frequently, no need for treatent of it.
Depends. It depends on what you mean by low bp. Some people have lowish bp's normally. For ex small framed women can have bp's in the 90s/60s and be fine. Low BP that is symptomatic is more concerning. Various causes: infections, cardiac conditions, endocrine conditions, dehydration, kidney problems, neuro problems, and more. Treatment should be aimed at the underlying problem.

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