Low blood Pressure
Low blood pressure or
hypotension refers to the fall in blood pressure below normal.
It is a condition in which the action of the heart, in forcing
the blood through the arteries, is weak. This may be a direct
outcome of a weakened and devitalized system. While the normal
limits are defined by the World Health Organisation as 140 mm /
gh systolic and 90 mm/gh diastolic, it has now been reduced to
120 mm/gh systolic and 80 mm/gh diastolic in the US. Anything
above that is high blood pressure or hypertension. Anything
below is the low blood pressure.
The patient with chronic low blood pressure may complain of
lethargy, weakness, fatigue, and dizziness. The patient may
faint, especially if arterial pressure is lowered further when
he assumes an erect position. These symptoms are presumably due
to a decrease in perfusion of blood to brain, heart, skeletal
muscle and other organs
The most important cause of low blood pressure is faulty
nutrition .It makes the tissues forming the walls of the blood
vessels over relaxed, and flabby or stretched. This results in
less supply of oxygen and nutrients to the tissues. Malnutrition
can result from a diet deficient in calories, proteins, vitamin
C, or almost any one of he B vitamins.
Sometimes the blood
pressure falls rapidly because of loss of blood. Low blood
pressure may also develop gradually because of slow bleeding in
the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys, or bladder. Emotional
problems are a far more frequent cause of low blood pressure. To
a laser degree, prolonged disappointments and frustration may
result in a subnormal blood pressure.
Herbal Home Remedy
Epsom Salt Bath
The treatment for low blood
pressure should aim at rejuvenation of the whole
system .To begin with, the patient should adopt an
well balanced diet with plenty of fresh fruits and
vegetables. Should add milk, meat, or fish and egg
in the diet. Also add grains and vegetable with
plenty of salad.
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