I am a 77 year old male - 5'10 160 lbs. High blood pressure runs in the family and I have been on meidcations for years. I started having severe dizzy spells almost 2 years ago and was finally diagnosed with a blocked left Carotid. Had this cleared in July and all was well. THe dizzy spells started again even though they lowered my blood pressure meds - which they said was causing the problem. No one seems too concerned or willing to find out how to fix this. My blood pressure runs in the 140/80 range but during a dizzy spell it bottoms to 105/60 or lower. Could this be caused by something other than my meds? they have cut them, raised them, all without relieving my dizzy spells. I was told and read up on Kidney issues causing similar symptoms - should this be my next request for testing?
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