Patient Comments: Low Blood Pressure - Symptoms

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Comment from: TamTam, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: November 12
Comment from: cheryl, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 13

I have headaches with blood pressure readings of 90 to 100. Sometimes I am dizzy, lightheaded, and tired, with heart palpitations.

Comment from: Bay, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: July 23

I have fever, dizziness, feel faint and have low blood pressure.

Comment from: Ashley , 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: January 03

I had blurred vision and felt really sick when I had low blood pressure.

Comment from: Masha, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: September 25

My low blood pressure symptoms are nausea (sometimes vomiting), headache, strange pain (hard to describe) in the base of the skull and neck and shoulders - like someone already said, in a coat hanger pattern, and weakness all over. It takes me a long time to get back to normal. My pressure is about 97/78, with heart rate around 99.

Comment from: Dd, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 06

I was admitted to a hospital for a fall and the first night I was there my blood pressure was 60 over 30. I'm having multiple problems and no one is sure what is wrong with me. Neurologist, neurosurgeons, heart, rheumatologist, you name it I've been to them. And I still have no diagnosis. I do have many symptoms other than low blood pressure. Hopefully someone finds out what's wrong with me before it's too late.

Comment from: MzSmallz, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 26

My blood pressure was 74/47 today. I wonder if that is too low.

Comment from: Bubbers, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 20

My normal blood pressure is usually 115 over 68, however, the last three days I have severe dizziness, my balance is bad, and I have blurred vision. I woke up this morning and my blood pressure is 101 over 48, 103 over 52, and 101 over 52. I do not feel right at all and I am not sure whether to go to the emergency room. I have an appointment tomorrow but my symptoms have not improved in three days.

Comment from: Mawinky, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: July 10

I have neck pains and headache from low blood pressure.

Comment from: Julia14, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 09

My low blood pressure symptoms were lightheadedness with ringing in my ears, feeling weak all over, pain at the base of my skull and down my neck and across my shoulders in a coat hanger pattern. I feel jittery, sick stomach and generally unwell.

Comment from: tomica, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: May 22

When my blood pressure is low I have headache, dizziness, vomiting, and sometimes I faint. Right now I have it real bad, I'm at work and I can't do anything.

Comment from: lisa, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: May 22

My pressure is 80 over 40. I'm getting headache, dizziness, vomiting, blurred vision, etc. It takes about 2 weeks for me to get back to my normal blood pressure.

Comment from: mick, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: December 10

I have pains at the back of my head, back and down my arms, and a bit nausea because of low blood pressure.

Comment from: anne, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 26

I have had low blood pressure (BP) for years, now my symptoms have escalated this last few months. I have severe pain throughout my body, and my eye sight is very bad. I cannot tolerate solid foods. I have watery stools every day, and cannot control my fluids. I sleep most of the day away. I have dizzy spells and faint often. My last BP was 70/50 which is pretty good for me! I don't feel too lively but that's life, you have to accept it! It could be worse!

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Comment from: sherstoy, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 09

When I have low blood pressure I am light headed, sun bothers my eyes, feels like my eyes are beyond wide open. I wear sunglasses, it takes a while for eyes to adjust.

Comment from: Steve H, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: February 26

I'm a 68 year old male of average weight and always thought my low pulse rate was something to be proud of. But recently I had a routine minor operation and the nurse who checked my heart was concerned. She got a second opinion from a colleague as she found the 'dub' of the 'lub-dub' very faint and almost inaudible. After being wired up for an ECG all seemed in order. But I'm concerned because I've been on 10 mg per day escitalopram for 10 years! My doctor has tested me for bradycardia and says I'm fine. My pulse at rest is 45 bpm. My readings just taken at rest are 147/79 with 48 bpm. I'm no athlete.

Comment from: Gloria, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 19

My blood pressure is 98 over 78 and I keep getting dizzy spells and when I go to bed and close my eyes the room spins around.

Comment from: sofia, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: December 17

When I have low blood pressure. I have headache, weakness and body pain.

Comment from: Grandma, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: March 20

I have had confusion, faintness, felt shaky, unable to hold things in my hands, have spilled and dropped things, taken frequent naps, had headaches, fuzzy eyesight, can't read, and also would feel cranky and angry. I stopped taking my blood pressure medication. The reading was 90/50 and 87/49; now it's 107/60 and I am feeling better.

Comment from: ksyow, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: February 13

My low blood pressure symptom is some dizziness and vomiting.

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