Low blood pressure (hypotension)Overview


Low blood pressure, also called hypotension, is when the pressure in your blood vessels is unusually low.


Symptoms of low blood pressure include dizziness, feeling sick and fainting.


Treatment for low blood pressure will depend on what's causing it. It might involve things like wearing support stockings or drinking more water.

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