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hypotension

Pathol abnormally low blood pressure

hypotension

[¦hī·pō′ten·chən]
(medicine)
Abnormally low blood pressure, commonly considered to be levels below 100 diastolic and 40 systolic.
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Hypertensive specialists consider very low blood pressures a "relatively minor" concern, Dr.
As long as you are not having any symptoms of low blood pressure, such as fatigue, lightheadedness, or blackouts, and your blood tests (easily checked by your doctor) are normal, I wouldn't worry about the low diastolic pressure.
It should also be noted that the thiocyanates added to make the process work have their own risks, including respiratory irritation, weakness, low blood pressure, and death at doses of 15-30 grams.
Combining erectile dysfunction drugs with other medications--and even with the recreational substances amyl nitrite or nitrate; commonly called poppers--can result in dangerously low blood pressure and possibly even death, says Ken Mayer, medical research director for Boston's Fenway Community Health.
The Aintree singer told The insider that there's nothing for fans to worry about, it was just a combination of overheating, tiredness and low blood pressure.
However, even though TRALI causes a mild reaction such as shortness of breath or low blood pressure in most people and is generally thought to result in only a handful of deaths, Bloodsource, a California blood bank, estimates that TRALI occurs in one in 5,000 transfusions annually and causes about 500 deaths.
When the baroreceptors sense low blood pressure, they generate signals that cause nerves of the autonomic nervous system to speed up heart rate and constrict blood vessels.
When initially administered to heart failure patients, the drugs may exacerbate such symptoms as low blood pressure, fluid retention, and fatigue.
If you develop a skin rash with or without a fever, fast heart beat, or low blood pressure, immediately stop taking thalidomide and contact your doctor.
Cat owners have low blood pressure and are less likely to suffer from heart disease.
In very elderly people low blood pressure has been associated with increased mortality [1, 2].
However, it can cause sedation and low blood pressure.