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Low Blood Pressure (cont.)

Low Blood Pressure Signs and Symptoms

If low blood pressure is the normal state for a patient, then there will be no symptoms.

If low blood pressure is symptomatic, then the patient may feel:

  • lightheaded,

  • dizzy and weak,

  • short of breath, or

  • have chest pain.

The symptoms will depend upon which organ in the body is lacking adequate blood flow.

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