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Low Blood Pressure (cont.)

Low Blood Pressure Complications

If low blood pressure causes lack of blood flow to the organs of the body, then those organs will start to fail. This may result in stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, and bowel ischemia (decreased blood supply to the small and large intestine).

Shock and death are the end result of prolonged low blood pressure.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014

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Shock is defined as a clinical syndrome due to inadequate tissue perfusion that results in end-organ dysfunction.

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