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I take norvasc and I get low diastolic readings of 50 through 65

I take norvasc and I get low diastolic readings of 50 through 65is that too low? I have white coat hypertension and take Norvasc for it and my systolic numbers are in the teens but my diastolci is in the low 50 s to 65 range it that too low?
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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As long as you feel OK this is not too low. Lower blood pressure will help prevent your risk of stroke, heart attack and kidney disease in the future. If you feel lightheaded, dizzy or very fatigued, then your pressure may be too low. If that is the case you should tell your doctor.
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