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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Hypotension is low blood pressure. It may be caused by poor circulation or may be a side effect of certain medications. Side effects may include light-headedness upon standing and fainting.


As with any circulatory problems, the cause of hypotension needs to be determined by a physician. In hypotension caused by medication, massage may increase the effects of the medication. Assistance should be given in helping a client with low blood pressure off the table.

Can be alleviated by:

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