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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1994;11(1):94-100.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1994.11.1.94    Published online June 30, 1994.
A Study of Relation Between Symptoms and Low Blood pressure.
Soo Young Kim, Seung Pil Jung
Abstract
To establish whether an association exists between low blood pressure and common symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness, headache, and palpitation, we analysed the data of health center in Yeungnam medical college from January 1993 to June 1993. Total 1,133 subjects were taken and results were analysed by combined stratification and logistic regression. The results were as followed : 1. True confounders were sex, age, and body mass index. 2. No association was found between low blood pressure and all symptoms. 3. Positive associations were found between high blood pressure and self reported palpitation and headache, which persisted after adjusted for confounders. The results suggest that low blood pressure and all neurasthenic symptoms such as fatigue, palpitation, headache and dizziness have no association, but the validity is limited.


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