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What causes low plood pressure & how to raise it

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what causes low plood pressure & how to raise it
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Macy RN replied 9 years ago.

HelloCustomer

I am happy to help you today.

Low blood Pressure ( hypotension) can be caused be many things such as:

~dehydration

~blood pressure meds

~anemia

~Heart failure

~heart attack

~heart valve disorders

~severe infections

~endocrine or nervous system disorders

~Pulmonary embolus ( blood clot in lung)

~aging

The treatment would depend on the cause and if the person was having symptoms such as fainting or decreased urine output.

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/hyp/hyp_causes.html

Best Wishes,

Macy

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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
i haven,t seen your answer yet
Expert:  Macy RN replied 9 years ago.

Hello,

It is right above your last reply.