low blood pressure

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Dehydration and low blood pressure can make people dizzy and delirious. Yutao Chen, Washington Post, 25 Aug. 2022 Dehydration and low blood pressure can make people dizzy and delirious. Anchorage Daily News, 25 Aug. 2022 Xylazine is a sedative that can compound the effects of opioids by causing drowsiness, amnesia, slow breathing and heart rate, and dangerously low blood pressure, Early’s office said in the statement. Emily Sweeney, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Aug. 2022 The Saudi suffered from low blood pressure and other chronic ailments and required frequent glucose infusions. Joby Warrick, Washington Post, 1 Aug. 2022 Other possible side effects include dry mouth, low blood pressure, and diarrhea. The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 May 2022 Having less of a stress hormone might sound like a good thing, but abnormally low levels of cortisol have been connected to symptoms like muscle weakness, persistent fatigue, a loss of appetite, and low blood pressure. Nicholas Gordon, Fortune, 12 Aug. 2022 Other potential side effects include dry mouth, low blood pressure, and lightheadedness. The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 May 2022 The symptoms of the condition include: ​​chest pain, difficulty breathing, low blood pressure and irregular heartbeat, per Healthline. Stephanie Wenger, PEOPLE.com, 12 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of low blood pressure

1924, in the meaning defined above

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2 Oct 2022

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“Low blood pressure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/low%20blood%20pressure. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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