The expert: Then low blood pressure can cause serious…

Does it happen that you suddenly get so dizzy that you need to sit down for a while? It can be about occasional drops in blood pressure that cause dizziness – it can also be that the blood pressure is generally too low and that the symptoms come from there.

High blood pressure increases the risk of serious sequelae such as stroke, heart attack and dementia.

But even low blood pressure can cause concern.

Here, Jan Nilsson, professor and heart specialist, explains which underlying diseases, in combination with low blood pressure, can cause damage to the heart and increase the risk of heart attack:

– It’s really the only case where you really have to watch out for low blood pressure – even though you don’t have any symptoms, he says.