Low Blood Pressure Overview
Low blood pressure (hypotension) is abnormally low pressure in the blood vessels that causes inadequate circulation. Fainting is a common result of mild hypotension. Severe hypotension is common in cases of shock and collapse. Postural hypotension refers to the condition where blood pressure becomes too low on a postural change, such as standing up. In addition to these well-known examples, hypotension has a variety of other possible causes.
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- Hypotension: Hypotension refers to low blood pressure; high blood pressure is called Hypertension. Hypotension may be related to dangerous causes such
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- Shock: In medical terminology, shock refers to an extremely dangerous condition where there is not enough blood circulating. This type of
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- Medical Emergency Conditions: A medical emergency requires immediate professional medical care, with the calling of ambulance or other emergency services. Emergency first aid
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- Stress: Stress is the general condition of emotional or physical stress. This condition can have real physical effects on the body
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- Orthostatic Hypotension: Orthostatic Hypotension is low blood pressure (hypotension) that arises when a person changes their posture, such as standing up. The
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