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Low blood pressure, also referred to as hypotension, is blood pressure that is so low that it causes symptoms or signs due to the low flow of blood through the arteries and veins. Some of the symptoms of low blood pressure include:

  • light-headedness,
  • dizziness, or
  • even fainting if not enough blood is getting to the brain.
Diseases and medications can also cause low blood pressure. When the flow of blood is too low to deliver enough oxygen and nutrients to vital organs such as the brain, heart, and kidneys; the organs do not function normally and may be permanently damaged.

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Terms related to Low Blood Pressure:

  • Blood Pressure, Low
  • Hypotension