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Pressures not falling in the less than 120/80 range? See our High Blood Pressure Health Center for information about symptoms and treatment.

To learn more about how lifestyle changes can help manage and prevent symptoms:

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Low Blood Pressure
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An_244723 posted:
My blood pressure was 1102/70. Is this too low?
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billh99 responded:
No

Under 90/50 is too low, but only if you are having symptoms at the same time. Weakness, lighthead, etc
 
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hypotension is the medical term for low blood pressure (less than 90/60).

Click the link for additional information:

Low Blood Pressure Basics


Please note that sudden drops in blood pressure can be life-threatening and should be addressed ASAP!

Haylen


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