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I take antihypertensives that are effective, but I have

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I take antihypertensives that...

I take antihypertensives that are effective, but I have episodes of very low blood pressure at times times, that accompany a headache. Suggestonsa headache.

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Have you been feeling dizzy or lightheaded?

Today but my B/P went down to 85/65 for about 10 minutes after I left the docs office. No dizziness, or dizzinessI elevated my legs

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No. I am a nurse and am aware of the current antihypertensives, but I am not certain if there are any prophylactic acts I can perform to increase blood supply to my brain during the night

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What are your anti hypertensive medications and their doses?

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