Our expert says:
Dear Dizzy Don,
Your BP is very low, and may be the cause of your symptoms. You may be slightly anaemic too, which would add to your problems. However, now you have added symptoms of palpitations. As you say you have excluded all ENT diagnoses (I presume an ENT specialist has said so) then you must assume that something else is going on. Lipitor is not know to give these side effects.
Don, what you should attend to is your BP – not the fact that is low, but try to establish if there is a reason for it being low. You may have a heart valve problem for example. Your pattern of pulse and BP response to exercise is important to know, and this the cardiologist will be able to monitor. If you get a clean bill of health in the heart department too, then your next stop could be with a neurologist.
I hope you get your problem solved soon.
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