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|Low Blood Pressure Remedies
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 is a direct outcome of a weakened and devitalized
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 the 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 the 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 lesser degree, prolonged disappointment and frustration may result in a subnormal blood pressure.
Low Blood Pressure Remedies #1
The juice of raw beetroot is one of the most effective home remedies for low blood pressure. The patient should drink a cup of
this juice twice daily for treating this condition. Considerable improvement will be noticeable within a week.
Low Blood Pressure Remedies #2
Protein, vitamin C, and all vitamins of the B group have been found beneficial in the prevention and treatment of low blood
pressure. Of these, pantothenic acid is of particular importance. Liberal use of this vitamin alone often helps in raising, the blood
pressure. A diet which contains adequate quantities of complete proteins, B vitamins and, particularly, the nutrients that
stimulate adrenal production, quickly normalizes low blood pressure.
Low Blood Pressure Remedies #3
The use of salt is valuable in low blood pressure. Until the blood pressure reaches normal levels through proper dietary and
other remedies, it is essential that die patient should lake salty foods and half a teaspoon of salt in water daily.
Low Blood Pressure Remedies #4
Hot Epsom salts baths are one of the simplest remedies for low blood pressure. An Epsom salts bath is prepared by dissolving
one to one and a half kg of commercial Epsom salts in an ordinary bath of hot water. The patient should remain immersed in
the bath for ten to twenty minutes. This bath should be taken just before retiring to bed, and care should be exercised not to
catch a chill afterwards.
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