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Is there any chances of death due to law BP ?

A friend of mine had high blood pressure and had a stroke...he recently died due to low blood pressure. He was supposed to be released to a nursing home when he passed. I am confused as to how someone with high blood pressure could die of low blood pressure and wonder if there was any wrongdoing...
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Low blood pressure can be due to several underlying causes including a Weakened Heart Muscle, Pericarditis, Pulmonary embolism and bradycardia. Some of these are serious and could cause the death of someone therefore I am guessing he did not die from low blood pressure, just like you don't die from high blood pressure. Instead he died from the underlying cause of the low blood pressure.
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