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How can low blood pressure be treated?

72 yr old man. 185 # Low blood pressure ranged from 106 -109 within 3 hours. He had cataract surgery on 6/22/ . Last week he went to his primary doctor with the same problem had is blood pressure medicine changed. blood work done - no problem. When does he need to the emergency room if this continues?
Mon, 30 Oct 2017
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Hi! Hypertension... the world's epidemic I could say! But what about Hypotension?! Equally frightening.

Blood pressure is typically in the range of systolic 110-140 and diastolic 80-90(Clinically) We begin to worry and start treatment actively when the blood pressure drops a systolic below 90. Until then we would advice minimal intervention. Some people have a resting blood pressure far lesser than the ideal. As long as your man is active with a blood pressure above 100 of systolic I would recommend you not to worry. Just rest and raise the legs above the level of your heart in sleeping position. If it repeatedly goes less than a 100 systolic kindly see you doctor for medication.


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How can low blood pressure be treated?

Hi! Hypertension... the world s epidemic I could say! But what about Hypotension?! Equally frightening. Blood pressure is typically in the range of systolic 110-140 and diastolic 80-90(Clinically) We begin to worry and start treatment actively when the blood pressure drops a systolic below 90. Until then we would advice minimal intervention. Some people have a resting blood pressure far lesser than the ideal. As long as your man is active with a blood pressure above 100 of systolic I would recommend you not to worry. Just rest and raise the legs above the level of your heart in sleeping position. If it repeatedly goes less than a 100 systolic kindly see you doctor for medication. Dr. Karan Shekar.