Low blood pressure coupled with a high heart rate is normal when it happens momentarily — like when we stand up — but long-term it could signal a heart rhythm problem.
How much do you know about your blood pressure and heart rate? Our cardiologist debunks common myths.
Most of us know that in general, the lower your blood pressure reading, the better. But under certain conditions, low blood pressure could be a cause for concern.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one on dizziness.
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