Your blood pressure is the force of your blood against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps. Every time your heart beats (this is the heart contracting), it pumps blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats and lowest when the heart rests between beats. Blood pressure readings use two numbers, read one over the other. The top number (systolic pressure) measures blood pressure when the heart beats. The bottom number (diastolic pressure) measures blood pressure in between heartbeats. A normal blood pressure reading is 120/80 or slightly lower. If you have a blood pressure reading of 90/60 or lower, you're usually considered to have low blood pressure (also known as hypotension).
Symptoms of low blood pressure include:
heart palpitations (if low blood pressure is caused by a heart problem)
fever or chills (if low blood pressure is caused by infection)
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Symptoms Eyes, ears, nose, and throat Pinpoint pupils Gastrointestinal system Constipation Nausea Spasms of the stomach or intestinal tract Vomiting Heart and blood vessels Low blood pressure Weak pulse Nervous system Coma Drowsiness Possible seizures Respiratory system Difficulty breathing Slow and labored breathing Shallow breathing No breathing Skin Bluish-colored fingernails and lips
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