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Is blood pressure value of 110/59 mmHg a cause for concern?

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Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh

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Posted on Mon, 29 Aug 2016 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: Hi, is my blood pressure good or low?
110/59 mmHg

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Answered by Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
If you are not having symptoms, it's ok.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome,

It is on the lower side, but if you are otherwise well, and no light headedness or fainting, nausea, confusion, breathing problems, or dehydration it is not concerning. Also, I am assuming you are not having an allergic reaction or a bad infection.

Some people run lower blood pressures, especially people who are thin. And most people's blood pressures decrease when less active.

If your blood pressure is always quite low, and if you have any other abnormal symptoms such as fatigue, talk with your doctor about this. He or she may want to check your thyroid function, and blood sugar.

I hope this information helps. Please let me know if I can provide further information.
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Follow up: Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh 13 minutes later
I feel a bit light headed recently yes, but I think it is anxiety.
I do take a variety of supplements to.
Please advise.
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Answered by Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh 5 minutes later
Brief Answer:
about light headedness

Detailed Answer:
Feeling a little bit light headed is ok. Feeling like you will black out or fall to the floor when you get up from lying down or from sitting up would be the kind of light headedness I am referring to.

What are the supplements that you take (not product names, but the ingredients)?


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Follow up: Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh 9 minutes later
No, I feel anxious and depressed really.

It varies day to day, but typically I'd say:

50MG 5-HTP (at night)
1-2 Grams of Vitamin C
Vitamin B Complex Strong
DL-Phenylalanine (some mornings)
Thanine (on occasions)
Vitamin D 5,000 IU most days
Zinc 20-40 MG (have had acne, it helped it go away(
Copper on occasions

These are the main ones.
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Answered by Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
These supplements are ok - won't drop blood pressure excessively.

Detailed Answer:
None of the supplements you listed would be a significant cause for lowering blood pressure.

If you are able, increasing general activity might raise your blood pressure. But if you are already generally fit, then I wouldn't worry about the low blood pressure.

Are you getting help with the anxiety and depression?
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