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Anonymous asked in HealthGeneral Health CareOther - General Health Care · 1 decade ago

What is the reason for "Low pressure"?

please explain clearly.

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low blood pressure

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  • 1 decade ago
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  • 1 decade ago

    Low blood pressure is commonly caused by drugs such as the following

    Medications used for surgery

    Anti-anxiety agents

    Treatment for high blood pressure

    Diuretics

    Heart medicines

    Some antidepressants

    Narcotic analgesics

    Alcohol

    Other causes of low blood pressure include the following:

    Dehydration

    Heart failure

    Heart attack

    Changes in heart rhythm (arrhythmias)

    Fainting

    Anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic response)

    Shock (from severe infection, stroke, anaphylaxis, major trauma, or heart attack)

    Advanced diabetes

    Another common cause type of low blood pressure is orthostatic hypotension, which results from a sudden change in body position, usually from lying down to an upright position.

    Call your doctor immediately if you:

    Feel dizzy, lightheaded, or faint

    Have black or maroon stools

    Have chest pain, shortness of breath, an irregular heartbeat, fever higher than 101 degrees, headache, stiff neck, or severe upper back pain

    Also call your doctor if you have:

    Cough with phlegm

    Prolonged diarrhea or vomiting

    Inability to eat or drink

    Burning with urination or other urinary symptoms

    You are taking any new medications

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  • 1 decade ago

    Yes You! Hypotension may be due to constitutional permanent-occurs about 33% of healthy individuals and more common in females. Transient low BP on changing from horizontal to erect position or sometimes at the onset of slight exertion. Otherwise it may be accompanying with certain endocrinal disorders,shock.emphysema, or pulmonary tuberculosis ,myocardial infarction etc.

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