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1.  Hypotension
Hypotension is low blood pressure. Your blood pushes against your arteries with each heartbeat. The pushing of the blood against the artery walls is called blood pressure. Low blood pressure is good in most cases...
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Fainting
  • Visual impairment
  • Dizziness
  • Clammy skin
2.  Orthostatic Hypotension
Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs upon standing quickly.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Confusion
  • Visual impairment
  • Blurred vision
  • Visual disturbance
3.  Dehydration
Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluid than you drink. When the body loses too much water, organs, cells, and tissues fail to function. Dehydration can also cause shock. Severe dehydration must be treate...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Chapped lips
  • Coma
  • Headache
  • No urine output
4.  Anaphylaxis
For people with severe allergies, exposure to their allergen can result in a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to venom, food, or medication. Most cases o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Choking
  • Ant sting
  • Tongue swelling
  • Sting injury
5.  Hypovolemic Shock
Hypovolemic shock is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent (one-fifth) of your body's blood or fluid supply. This severe fluid loss makes it impossible for the heart to pum...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Excessive sweating
  • Moist skin
  • Absent pulse
  • No urine output
6.  Heart Attack Overview
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Heart murmurs
  • Back pain
  • Fear
  • Vomiting
7.  Bleeding
Bleeding is the name commonly used to describe blood loss. It can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). Blood loss can occur in almost any area o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Pain
  • Blood in stool
  • Clammy skin
  • Lightheadedness
8.  Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiogenic shock is a state where the heart has been damaged to the point where it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. As a result of the failure of the heart to pump enough nutrients to th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Fatigue
  • Drowsiness
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Lethargy
9.  Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. You have four heart chambers: two atria in the upper half of the heart and two ventricles in the lower half. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • Liver enlarged
  • Heart murmurs
  • Ascites
10.  Septicemia
Septicemia is also known as bacteremia or blood poisoning. Septicemia occurs when a bacterial infection enters the bloodstream. Untreated septicemia can quickly progress to sepsis, which is a serious complication of a...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Low blood pressure
  • Flushed complexion
  • Coma
  • Moist skin
  • Shivering
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