Low blood pressure or hypotension is not as common as its antithesis, high blood pressure, but it still affects a lot of people around the world especially if they are more than 45 years of age.
What is Hypotension?
Like high blood pressure or hypertension, hypotension can be determined using a sphygmomanometer. A normal blood pressure will read 90 to 140 mmHg in systolic pressure … Continue reading
The true cause of low blood pressure is not known; however, it can be connected to the following factors:
- Liver disease
- Heat stroke or heat exhaustion
- Dilation or widening of the blood vessels
- Irregular heart rhythms or arrhythmias
- Heart failure
- Certain drugs for Parkinson’s disease, depression or high blood pressure
- Certain over-the-counter drugs
- Hormonal conditions like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), diabetes or, hypothyroidism or underactive
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