Low pressure is generalized as the lowest 5 percent of all blood pressure readings. This means that any a reading of, say, 115/70 is in fact a low pressure condition. This condition is prevalent in almost 55 to 60 percent among women and up to 45 percent among men. Almost 50 percent of people have episodes when their body encounters such a condition of low blood pressure. During night time the values tend to drop even further.
Lower Blood pressure is regarded healthy in some countries, which could be true considering the fact, that high pressure related risks are low. However, it is believed that this condition can give rise to symptoms of weakness, fatigue and depression.
Hypotension or Lower Blood Pressure usually shows values of the diastolic blood pressure lower than 90/60 mmHg or is lower enough to cause symptoms. When the blood pressure is too low there is inadequate blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Light-headedness or fainting may then occur. A common type of hypotension is postural (also known as orthostatic) hypotension, in which standing suddenly leads to dizziness or fainting
The adrenal glands located near to the kidneys produce a hormone called aldosterone. This hormone is very important in controlling the amount of salt in your body. In case of any damage to the adrenal glands there will be insufficient aldosterone in the system. This will lead to a loss of salt from your body which may cause low blood pressure
It has been widely observed that adding extra measure of fruits, vegetables and low-fat or fat-free dairy products help prevent or lower blood pressure in patients with hypertension. A diet rich in potassium, calcium and magnesium and low in total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium is recommended
Exercises without doubt hold a vital key. The types of exercises are usually determined according to the age and sex bracket. However, an early morning jog, a light routine of aerobics and swimming are some of the more recommended forms. Yoga, taichi, and certain other therapies have wonderful relaxation techniques to reduce stress and strain for both mind and body and effectively lower blood pressure . It is recomended to have a
Full body checkup
once a year for adults over 40 years of age