About three years ago I was diagnosed with brain cancer - I had 1 lesion on the right temporal lobe and a second on the pituitary gland. The stiffer your arteries, the higher your blood pressure rises. More than likely some tests will be ordered to rule out a low thyroid and low adrenal functions as these two issues can cause low blood pressure. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This can cause the organs to fail and can become permanent damage if it goes on too long. . You should talk to your Doc and see if this is ok for you.
Intense pressure on artery walls can cause damage that provides places for even more plaque to accumulate. However, it could also be your normal. Pink, Your systolic blood pressure, that is, the top number of 98 is low. It happens only when I start thinking about my blood pressure and my health. Examples include infections sepsis , paralysis injury or stroke-related and certain endocrine disorders such as low cortisol levels. It's also possible to get low blood pressure as a side effect of certain medications. I do get dizzy and nausea and feel faint when it gets that low.
As Tara said, best thing to do is to monitor and watch for trending. I was having low blood sugar, but my A1C is in normal range, so I just have to watch it. Very low blood pressure can also be caused by an endocrine or neurological condition. Also called Shy-Drager syndrome, this rare disorder causes progressive damage to the autonomic nervous system, which controls involuntary functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, breathing and digestion. Many people with elevated blood pressure eventually develop true hypertension, so having your blood pressure checked regularly is important.
We on this forum really want to help, but we are not mind readers. If the low blood pressure persists, not only does kidney function decrease, but the kidneys can actually become damaged. Here are some symptoms that your pressure may below enough to cause problems for you:. What exactly are these things that are more important to worry about? But as you grow older, it will get a little higher. The temporal lesion is still there because doctors can't remove it without killing me.
Ordinarily, your body increases your heart rate and constricts certain blood vessels to help maintain normal blood pressure. Rowena will do her best to answer, however we cannot guarantee a response. But what about it being too low. It would have to be at least 120 for pre-hypertension for systolic 98 and you're nowhere near close for diastolic either. It is a bit on the low side in my eyes and will probably make you feel tired but as far as I know it's not a risk to you or the baby.
A lack of the vitamins B-12 and folate can keep your body from producing enough red blood cells anemia , causing low blood pressure. To learn more about what your blood pressure reading means and what you can do, click on the link, below, that most closely matches your reading: Caring. Neurally mediated hypotension primarily affects children and younger adults. Low blood flow can lead to inadequate oxygen delivery to the kidney, which can cause the cells of the kidney to fall apart, die, and leak fluid. But as long as you feel well and have no symptoms of dizziness, fatigue, headache, fainting, or palpitations, I wouldn't worry about it at all! However, there are also several other possible causes.
Keep thinking that something is seriously wrong with me and even though I want to know, I don't want to know at the same time. Between 90 and 120 is normal for systolic and between 60 and 80 is normal for diastolic. Dont worry about the numbers but instead go by your symptoms. If you are becoming symptomatic, then he may need to adjust your medications. So make sure you get your blood level checked and not just the hemagloban but your iron saturation levels as well. When Blood Pressure Goes Too Low You know that eating a healthy diet helps lower blood pressure, but blood pressure that is too low could be a cause for concern as well. And since then I have been getting dizzy, lightheaded, constant headaches and I am almost always tired.