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Low Blood Pressure (cont.)

Low Blood Pressure Causes

If low blood pressure causes clinical symptoms, the cause will be in one of three general categories. Either the heart is not pumping with enough pressure, the artery walls are too dilated, or there is not enough intravascular fluid (intra=within + vascular= blood vessels) within the system.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014

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