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Old 07-17-2005, 03:42 AM   #1
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"normal" BP sometimes bad?

I've heard somewhere that a recommended 120/80 can be a bad BP for some people. I used to have 150/90 blood pressure, but I've taken aims to lower it down to 119/80 (surprisingly, eating high salt/fatty foods LOWERED it, the he*$?) Lately I've been almost blacking out at night, and after walks when I sit down my butt get's really red and numb and so does any part of my body that gets any pressure. I'm taking a guess that these are low blood pressure problems, is this true? I've been having several problems like losing a lot of weight that are more likely the cause, I was just wondering about this.

 
Old 07-18-2005, 09:30 AM   #2
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Re: "normal" BP sometimes bad?

Blacking out might indicate low blood pressure, but your other symptoms could mean circulation problems or endocrine problems (like thyroid). Talk to your doctor.

 
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Old 07-19-2005, 06:56 AM   #3
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Re: "normal" BP sometimes bad?

greep,

Under nobody's definition could 120/80 be construed as low blood pressure!

 
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