Heart Rhythm Community
low or normal BP
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

low or normal BP

well its like this.. i have had intestinal ulcers since 12 years and usually my BP remains at about 90-95 systolic and 65-70 diastolic.. but sometimes it happens that my diastolic goes pretty low. yesterday at night it went to 44 and systolic was at 85-90.. i had no symptoms at all and only found ot after checking on electronic bp monitor.... so my question is, is it something dangerous or just bodies natural response or what ????
Blank
1807132_tn?1318747197
I am not sure if you can 100% trust at home monitors.  That said, if it was that low and you weren't experiencing any symptoms I wouldn't worry too much.  I would mention these readings to your doctor but I believe bp is more of an issue if it is consistently super low or super high.  So tracking it over a period of time to see if it needs managing.  I would say in general to make sure you are well hydrated.  Being a bit dehydrated can cause a person to have low bp.  But in general unless you are having troubling symptoms like shortness of breath, passing out, or severe chest pain you likely don't have too much to worry about.  Just keep an eye on it and if anything changes go see your doctor.  And of course I might mention your low bp to your doctor on your next visit to see what they have to say.  Take care.
1807132_tn?1318747197
I am not sure if you can 100% trust at home monitors.  That said, if it was that low and you weren't experiencing any symptoms I wouldn't worry too much.  I would mention these readings to your doctor but I believe bp is more of an issue if it is consistently super low or super high.  So tracking it over a period of time to see if it needs managing.  I would say in general to make sure you are well hydrated.  Being a bit dehydrated can cause a person to have low bp.  But in general unless you are having troubling symptoms like shortness of breath, passing out, or severe chest pain you likely don't have too much to worry about.  Just keep an eye on it and if anything changes go see your doctor.  And of course I might mention your low bp to your doctor on your next visit to see what they have to say.  Take care.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Healthscreen results
Apr 16 by Bromley
6579347_tn?1388505968
Blank
mele48 One month anxiety-free! WOOT! Comment
Apr 16
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23 commented on MaryLL's status
Apr 15
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
Apr 16 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1423357_tn?1373023915
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23
Ann Arbor, MI
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
995271_tn?1312416925
Blank
itdood
PA