Dr Miriam: FEELING PRESSURE.
Byline: Miriam Stoppard
I'M in my mid 50s and have low blood pressure more suited to a teenager.
My doctor congratulated me but I generally feel shattered and light-headed after rushing about. Is this normal and why do doctors think low blood pressure is good for you?
BECAUSE it means your risk of a heart attack or a stroke is low. One of the most common medical reasons for low blood pressure causing symptoms in otherwise healthy people is dehydration dehydration
Method of food preservation in which moisture (primarily water) is removed. Dehydration inhibits the growth of microorganisms and often reduces the bulk of food. and hunger, but some just have it for no particular reason.
Specific medical conditions See carpal tunnel syndrome, computer vision syndrome, dry eyes and deep vein thrombosis. which can cause low blood pressure include circulatory circulatory /cir·cu·la·to·ry/ (ser´ku-lah-tor?e)
1. pertaining to circulation, particularly that of the blood.
2. containing blood.
1. problems and the side-effects of medicines.
If you continue to feel so tired, talk to your doctor again.