Low blood pressure

Low blood pressure signs

We often hear about how bad having high blood pressure is, and for many of us, one of our dietary and heath goals is to lower our blood pressure before it becomes a problem. However, it is possible to lower it too much or to have a condition that causes low blood pressure, also called […]

Orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension, sometimes referred to as postural hypotension, is a type of low blood pressure. Generally, a person experiences orthostatic hypotension when standing up, either from a sitting position or from lying down. The most common symptoms of orthostatic hypotension is a slight dizzy feeling or a feeling of lightheadedness. Generally, these symptoms only last […]

Postural hypotension

Hypotension is the medical term for low blood pressure. It means the person has abnormally low blood pressure. If the systolic pressure is below 110 and the diastolic blood pressure is below 70 it means that the person is in a state of hypotension. There are several conditions that can cause low blood pressure. Postural […]


Hypotension is the medical term for low blood pressure. Hypertension is the medical diagnosis for people with high blood pressure readings on a consistent basis. This is a tell tale sign of cardiovascular disease. So most people strive to have blood pressure readings within normal limits. Some people would even think it would be good […]