The ONE organ responsible for high blood pressure.
Main effects aimed at rapid drop in blood pressure
Low blood pressure is generally considered to be less than 90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) for the top number (systolic) or 60 mm Hg for the bottom number (diastolic). What is considered low pressure for one person may be fine for another. Low blood pressure may cause no noticeable symptoms, or it may cause dizziness and fainting. Sometimes low blood pressure can be life-threatening. The causes of low blood pressure can range from dehydration to serious medical conditions. It is important to find out what causes low blood pressure so that it can be treated, if necessary. What is orthostatic hypotension? Orthostatic hypotension (postural hypotension). This is a sudden drop in blood pressure when getting up from a sitting position or after lying down. Causes include dehydration, prolonged bed rest, pregnancy, certain medical conditions and certain medications. This type of low blood pressure is common in older adults. Low blood pressure (hypotension) symptoms may include:
Cold, moist skin
Decrease in skin coloration (pallor)
Fast, shallow breathing
Faint and rapid pulse
What to do if blood pressure suddenly drops?
There are many natural ways and lifestyle changes to raise low blood pressure, including the following lifestyle changes.
- Blurred or diminishing vision
- Dizziness or photophobia
- Concentration problems
- Eat more salt
- Avoid alcoholic beverages
- Discuss medications with your doctor
- Cross your legs while sitting
- Drink water
- Eat small meals frequently
- Wear compression stockings
- Avoid sudden changes in position.