I Have Low Blood Pressure

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    My Norm

    seems to astound doctors and nurses. All my life, my blood pressure has been very low. I and my family have never had problems with it when I was younger, because it has always been that way. If I have to go to the doctor and my blood pressure gets checked, they will be so...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti
    36-40, F
    May 14, 2012

    Just Because

    just because i have low blood pressure and a 'normal' pulse rate doesn't mean I'm calm and ok
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2007

    my blood pressure is really low.

    naturally i think. sometimes you cant even feel my pulse because its so slow and faint. one time we were testing our blood pressures in science and my teacher thought the machine kept messing up because it was unrealistically low. i have no medical/health problems though. i...
    bongripper1 bongripper1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 4, 2014

    Always Low

    My BP has been low for as long as I can remember. I used to get dizzy a lot, but not quite as often now. This evening I checked my BP and it was 90/50. Then I did some exercising. Now, I was admittedly lazy with my exercising compared to usual, but it was still a good workout...
    FiveByFive303 FiveByFive303
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2012

    It's called hypotension.

    My father had it, his mother before him. I'm not sure if it's congenital. I take medication, and watch my diet.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg
    26-30, F
    Jun 28, 2014

    Mexican Cardizem For Treatment of Chest Pain

      mexican cardizem is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. mexican cardizem is use to treat chest pain (angina), high blood pressure, and abnormal heart rhythms. cheapest cardizem helps slow down the speed at which calcium progress into your heart and blood...
    smith2009 smith2009
    26-30
    Jul 27, 2009

    How Low Can You Go?

    I've had low bp for as long as I can remember. Before I got Fibromyalgia and serious low back problems, I was able to power walk, run, hike, mountain climb and play other sports with a great deal of stamina because of low bp. It took a lot to raise it and I loved doing a lot of...
    hmmngbrdflyz hmmngbrdflyz
    56-60
    Aug 30, 2012

    What help have you received?

    I've just been told to take things easy and that there is no cure. I have severe dizziness on waking and sometimes vertigo. What's the lowest yours has been? Mines been 90/51 But it's usually around 108/60 - 120/50
    sacanagem sacanagem
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2014

    first time in life, its a *****.

    overworked, brain dizzy, dont know if its earthquake or my head going poof...
    kragoth135 kragoth135
    22-25, M
    Apr 30, 2015

    So When I see Other Doctors....

    ....and they take my blood pressure and say I have normal I have to explain to them it actually high. On a good day my blood pressure sits around 95/60 most days it is closer to 90/50. When I go lower then my normal I get dizzy and have been known to pass-out. My doctor is in two...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2007

    Does Low Bp Affect Other Stuff?

      Im not sure but I think the important number is the 120, so a normal BP is 120/80, mine is regularly 80/60 and then I feel just aweful! Stress does it for me, even delayed stress and my BP falls through the floor, I get sick and dizzy and feel just aweful, oh and really...
    Daisy007 Daisy007
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 7, 2011

    Medication

    I had to take hydrocodone for my wisdom teeth surgery, and the only side effect I had from it was low blood pressure. Only it wasn't constant, it came in attacks. For the first two, I was sitting on my bed watching TV and I suddenly felt really strange and tired. It knocked me...
    chococat159 chococat159
    18-21
    Jan 22, 2013
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