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Is my Husbands BP very low ?

Systolic-10 Diastolic-73.Is there anything they can do for this.
Sat, 12 Dec 2009
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I'm assuming that the systolic is 100 and the diastolic is 73, as the systolic cannot possibly be higher than the diastolic. Now 100/73 is not low blood pressure, as new guidelines from the AHA state that optimal blood pressure should be BELOW 120/80. A blood pressure of 120/80 and higher is now considered prehypertension. There is nothing to be concerned about unless he feels dizzy or lightheaded.
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