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Is a bloodpressure rate of Sys 75 over Dia 40 too low to be

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Is a bloodpressure rate of Sys 75 over Dia 40 too low to be safe?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrHoellering replied 1 year ago.

HI there,

I am Dr. Hoellering and pleased to help you.

Yes, it is too low, because the pressure is not high enough to keep the circulation in the little arteries of your brain and heart going. There is an increased danger not only of fainting, but of stroke and heart attack.

Expert:  DrHoellering replied 1 year ago.

If your pressure went down suddenly now, please call an ambulance! It may be a sign of arrythmia or an adverse side effect of some medication.