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The symptoms and causes of low blood pressure you should look out for

The symptoms and causes of low blood pressure you should look out for

Pushing of blood against the artery walls with each heartbeat is called blood pressure or Hypotension. When your blood pressure is below 90 mm Hg (systolic) or 60 mm Hg (diastolic) is generally considered as low blood pressure. Sometimes low blood pressure may be good but at times the person may feel dizzy and tired. It is important to know the cause of low blood pressure. Low blood pressure cannot be ignored as it may lead to inadequate flow of blood to heart, brain and other vital organs.

What causes low blood pressure?

  • Pregnancy
  • Dehydration
  • Lack of nutrients
  • Severe infection
  • Endocrine problems
  • Blood loss
  • Heat stroke
  • Liver Diseases
  • Certain medications

The causes differ from individual to individual. Some people have low blood pressure for unknown reasons. It is important to check with your doctor if you experience low blood pressure often. Along with these causes, there are many other reasons a person may experience low blood pressure. It depends from body to body. Take a look at these symptoms. If you feel you experience the same, consult your doctor.


  • Fatigue

 You may feel tired without doing anything or you may feel tired even after doing little amount of work

  • Clammy Skin

Clammy skin refers to sweaty or wet skin. Low blood pressure makes your palms sweaty or wet. Along with palms, you might also experience frequent sweating. Your body might sweat even in cold temperatures.

  • Blurry Vision

You might experience sudden blurred visions. It usually happens when you wake up from bed.

  • Depression

Most people with low blood pressure have depression. Depression is a dangerous state to be in. If you experience this, consult your doctor.

  • Dizziness

Dizziness is one of the most common symptoms of low blood pressure.

  • Lack of concentration

For some people, it is difficult to concentrate. Even when you try to concentrate, it gets difficult and impossible.

Extreme low blood pressure or Hypotension may lead to:

  • Shallow breathing
  • Cold, clammy and pale skin
  • Shock
  • Confusion, especially in old people
  • Weak and rapid pulse

If you have consistent low blood pressure readings along with some symptoms, consult your doctor at the earliest.

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