LOW BLOOD PRESSURE or hypotension condition when B.P measures less than 90/60. While optimal blood pressure is 120/80. Prolonged low blood pressure has many severe health risks e.g heart failure, low body temperature, irregular heart beat, fever, dizziness, diarrhea, low oxygen supply which can damage heart & brain etc.
There are several reasons for low blood pressure. Generally it is caused by using certain kind of medications, is hereditary, during pregnancy, heart diseases, hormonal issues, thyroid, allergies, lack of nutrition, loss of blood etc.
People with low pressure issue should avoid fasting, hot shower, long time standing, stress, excessive mental & physical works etc. Follow a balanced diet & lifestyle, take easy to digest foods, proteins, nuts, fruits, milk, paneer, soup, fresh fruit juice etc.
Here is a simple remedy for this condition: Take 50 gms. bengal gram (kala chana) & 40 nos. kishmish (raisins). Soak them overnight & eat them next morning by chewing well followed by a glass of water or cow’s milk.
In case of severe condition or sudden fall of blood pressure, do consult a doctor immediately.
God bless you!
Dr. M. A. Chaudhary