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Blood pressure going from 96/63 to 88/52. Is this pots acting up? Eating lots of salt and drinking a lot feel bad when its low. Ekg normal. Dangerous?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: It is a bit low...

If you are petite/small, BP of 88/52 is not unusual.
However, you are saying you feel bad, so you need to get evaluated further. Ekg can provide some info on the electrical functioning system of the heart, and maybe if the heart is thickened. Otherwise, not useful in low BP setting. So, i suggest consulting doc again for evaluation. Good luck.

In brief: It is a bit low...

If you are petite/small, BP of 88/52 is not unusual.
However, you are saying you feel bad, so you need to get evaluated further. Ekg can provide some info on the electrical functioning system of the heart, and maybe if the heart is thickened. Otherwise, not useful in low BP setting. So, i suggest consulting doc again for evaluation. Good luck.
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