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What causes high pulse rate and low blood pressure?
Question: Over the last couple of days I've felt a racing heart beat. Today I check my blood pressure, 98/82 resting pulse 150, this afternoon 89/65 resting pulse 132, experiencing shortness of breath which started today. Should I be concerned?
Brief Answer: Visit the ER Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. High pulse rate and low blood pressure is a sign of hypovolemia (low blood volume) and shock. I recommend you to visit the ER get your Blood pressure observed and get an EKG done to ascertain the cardiac health. Also investigate about the blood volume . Do visit at the earliest. Wish you good health. Regards,
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