What is the reason for "Low pressure"?
please explain clearly.
low blood pressure
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Can you be more specific?
- 1 decade ago
Low blood pressure is commonly caused by drugs such as the following
Medications used for surgery
Treatment for high blood pressure
Other causes of low blood pressure include the following:
Changes in heart rhythm (arrhythmias)
Anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic response)
Shock (from severe infection, stroke, anaphylaxis, major trauma, or heart attack)
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
- drsuria_cbeLv 61 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.