Your ideal blood pressure is between 90/60 mmHg and120/80 mmHg. If it gets too low, then you have low blood pressure, or hypotension. You could go into shock from lack of blood and oxygen to your vital organs.
Low blood pressure can be a sign of good health. However, if it gets too low (hypotension) that could mean that not enough blood is reaching your vital organs, leaving them starved of oxygen. This can cause shock. You could have a medical emergency if any of the following signs and symptoms happen along with low blood pressure:
Call 911 or go to your emergency room if you experience signs of severely low blood pressure or shock.
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Your healthcare provider will interview you when you enter the emergency room. Do your best to prepare yourself to answer the following questions, and more, that your healthcare provider may ask.
Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 01/14/2021.
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