What is low blood pressure?
Friends, let us tell you that this low blood pressure, and that which is also called this hypotension, means different things to different people.
Friends, a normal blood pressure reading is usually between 90/60 and 120/80 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg), and all numbers outside this range may still be fine.
So that’s a healthy blood pressure reading for your body based on the following:
- such as medical history
- and that overall situation
- And also if your reading is less than 90/60 mm Hg and you have other symptoms along with it.
your doctor may diagnose you with low blood pressure, and one that includes:
- and that blurry vision of you
- and you have confusion or trouble concentrating
- and you feel dizzy
- and fainting
- light headedness
- you vomit or have nausea
More friends, seek immediate medical care if you have:
- And that’s a fast pulse
- shallow breathing
- and cold or clammy skin
- And friends, these symptoms can indicate shock, and that is, it is a medical emergency.
So there are many causes of low blood pressure, including:
- and you get a sudden change in status
- and with it that autonomic nervous system disorder
- and that you’re having a big meal
- and endocrine disorders
- extreme allergic reaction (anaphylaxis)
- and this excessive blood loss
- you have a heart attack and either heart disease
- low blood sugar
- and some drugs
- and you have a serious infection
- and that thyroid condition
- vigorous exercise
- and neurological diseases like Parkinson’s
What’s in the food
Let us tell you that eating certain types of food can only help you in increasing your blood pressure Monitor your symptoms and also regularly measure your blood pressure to see if that works. Let me tell you that try to consume this:
- more fluid: Explain that this dehydration reduces the volume of blood, and with it that which lowers the blood pressure. It’s especially importantly for you to that stay hydrated while you exercises.
- Foods high in vitamin B-12: Let us tell you that too little vitamin B-12 can cause a certain type of anemia, and one that can lead to low blood pressure and fatigue. Foods high in B-12 include eggs, fortified cereals, animal meats as well as nutritional yeast.
- Foods high in folate: Let us tell you that even very little folate can contribute to anemia. Examples of folate-rich foods include asparagus, and beans, lentils, citrus fruits, leafy greens, eggs and liver.
- Salt: Be aware that these salty foods can increase blood pressure. Try canned soups, as well as this smoked fish, cheese, spicy things and that olives.
- Caffeine: This coffee, as well as caffeinated tea, can temporarily raise blood pressure by stimulating the cardiovascular system and increasing your heart rate.
Ways to avoid low blood pressure
Talk to your healthcare provider or dietitian about healthy foods to add to your shopping list And friends, those are the ways and the ones that you can modify daily behaviors and the ones that can help.
If you suspect that you may have anemia, be sure to visit your healthcare provider for tests to pinpoint the type of anemia and the best treatment options.
So here are some other changes you can make to your diet to help raise your blood pressure:
- Eat smaller meals more often. This is because large meals can cause a more dramatic drop in blood pressure, and that’s because your body works harder to digest the larger meals.
- Drink more water and at the same time limit alcohol. Dehydration lowers blood pressure.
So in addition to changing your diet, you may also be able to increase your blood pressure by making these lifestyle changes:
- Note that if you exercise outside in extreme heat, be sure to take frequent breaks and increase hydration efforts as well.
- Avoid spending too much time in the sauna, as well as hot tubs and steam rooms, which can lead to dehydration.
- And that gradually change the position of the body (such as standing).
- And that avoid prolonged bed rest.
Wear compression stockings, the ones that help you move blood back up from your legs and feet. You can buy these online.
Low blood pressure and pregnancy
It should be noted that during the first 24 weeks of pregnancy, that drop in blood pressure is common And with that the circulatory system begins to expand, and along with it these hormonal changes cause your blood vessels to dilate.
If you experience symptoms of low blood pressure, tell your OB-GYN. And during this time you may only need to pay more attention to your hydration.
Explain that low blood pressure related to pregnancy usually goes away later in pregnancy and either soon after delivery.
It is important to check and monitor your blood pressure during pregnancy itself to rule out any underlying causes such as anemia and either an ectopic pregnancy.
It is recommended that you talk to your healthcare provider about your overall activity level and dietary habits to determine what changes you should make.
Be aware that many medical conditions, age and medications can affect blood pressure Also, work with your healthcare provider to make sure your blood pressure level is healthy for you.
And it is only by eating certain foods that that blood pressure level can also be affected.
Friends, if you are trying to increase your blood pressure through diet, and only to make sure that you are meeting your nutritional and nutritional needs, and with that, any health care provider And it is important to consult a dietician either.