What Are the Dangers of Low Blood Pressure? |Health & Fitness

What Are the Dangers of Low Blood Pressure? |Health & Fitness


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pressure blood pressure is the force that blood exerts on the walls of
arteries there are two numbers associated with blood pressure the first
number is the systolic pressure which is the pressure as the heart is pumping the
blood the second number is the diastolic pressure which is the pressure when the
heart is between beats normal blood pressure is that which has a systolic
reading of 120 millimeters of mercury 120 millimeters Hg or lower the normal
diastolic reading is 80 millimeters Hg or lower the two numbers are typically
represented as 120 ATF’s millimeter Hg low blood pressure also called
hypertension is the condition when blood pressure falls below 90 sixtieths
millimeter Hg although some people have low blood pressure all of the time and
have no problems hypertension carries risks and could be
an indication of a more serious condition alertness dangers low blood
pressure can cause dizziness blurred vision and confusion these are dangerous
conditions when focus is needed for the sake of safety such as while driving a
motor vehicle these symptoms of low blood pressure can cause loss of
concentration while driving and result in loss of control of the vehicle full
dangers the onset of dizziness can occur quickly especially when standing
suddenly the resulting dizziness could result in a fool that could injure you
also fainting is a danger of low blood pressure fainting can result in serious
bodily harm resulting from a fall when going unconscious shock shock occurs
when there is not enough blood reaching major organs including the brain the
early signs of shock are lightheadedness confusion and sleepiness as the
condition progresses it will be difficult to sit up and not pass out
shock can be fatal and should be treated immediately other conditions low blood
pressure could be an indicator of a more serious problem problems that result in
low blood pressure include blood loss severe
infection severe dehydration heart problems such as heart attack heart
failure and faulty heart valves severe allergic reaction and endocrine problems
such as overactive or underactive thyroid Addison’s disease low blood
sugar and diabetes thank you for watching for more subscribe to our
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