Hypotension, or low blood pressure, is most common in young people and in adolescents, but no one is immune from this disease. To improve the condition, you need to know how to increase the pressure. But first, it’s worth finding out what provokes it.
What you will find in this article:
Causes of hypotension
There are a lot of factors that can provoke this ailment, but one of the determining factors is to identify abnormalities in the work of the heart and low vascular tone. A number of reasons can influence the above factors:
- weather conditions, among them there are thunderstorms, hot summer weather, magnetic storms, jumps in atmospheric pressure - during this period people feel bad, and their lower pressure completely decreases;
- depression and prolonged stress;
- physical and mental stress for the body;
- taking drugs that have hypotonic and antispasmodic action.
Low pressure symptoms
Low blood pressure has its own symptoms, which makes it possible in the absence of a tonometer to determine its condition and take the necessary measures. Symptoms include the following:
- weakness and weakness, fatigue;
- tinnitus , blurred vision and hearing, dark spots before eyes;
- dizziness, headache, migraine;
- cold extremities, shortness of breath and increased sweating;
- during sudden movements there is a danger of losing consciousness;
- dizziness and nausea are sometimes observed in the mornings.
It is possible to get rid of hypotension, but only after consulting a doctor. Self-medication is not the best way to maintain your health.
But if you still want to get rid of the disease in a medical way, then you should know what are the main drugs:
- – распространенный препарат, который легко можно приобрести в аптеке, но при этом важно помнить, что превышение его дозы провоцирует появление аритмии; caffeine is a common drug that can be easily purchased at a pharmacy, but it is important to remember that exceeding its dose provokes the appearance of arrhythmias;
- – средство на основе натуральных компонентов, имеет тонизирующий и общеукрепляющий эффект, принимать необходимо после назначения врача и строго по инструкции; ginseng tincture - a remedy based on natural ingredients, has a tonic and tonic effect; it must be taken after a doctor's prescription and strictly according to the instructions;
- – доступное и эффективное средство преодолеть низкое артериальное давление; lemongrass tincture is an affordable and effective way to overcome low blood pressure;
- – таблетки, которые позволят повысить давление и восстановить функцию блуждающего нерва; Bellatamininal - pills that will increase the pressure and restore the function of the vagus nerve;
- имеет большое количество лечебных свойств, среди которых и преодоление гипотонии; extract of Eleutherococcus has a large number of therapeutic properties, including overcoming hypotension;
- издавна считались полезными и немеющими противопоказаний, его рекомендуют к приему в разнообразных видах, но удобнее всего принимать его в качестве сиропа для повышения давления. Rose hips have long been considered useful and non-contraindicating, it is recommended to take in a variety of forms, but it is most convenient to take it as a syrup to increase pressure.
Pressure increasing products
To overcome the disease, you need to eat accordingly. Make sure that the diet is always present foods that can increase the pressure:
- smoked, spicy and salty dishes, as well as canned food;
- fatty meats and fish, in the absence of the ability to eat fish, fish oil can be purchased;
- liver and kidneys have a positive effect on blood pressure;
- alcohol - among these drinks, brandy is of particular importance, a tablespoon every day before meals, makes it possible to increase the blood flow;
- high-calorie baking: cakes and custards, where they use butter cream, their use constricts blood vessels and puts pressure on your body;
- caffeine-containing drinks, first of all, this coffee - a small cup of this drink drunk in the morning invigorates the body and has a tonic effect, strengthens blood vessels, reduces the level of harmful cholesterol and normalizes the pressure of green tea;
- spices of different types should be added to your diet, because with their help the vessels narrow, and the activity of the endocrine glands increases.
Pressure boosting herbs
To overcome the disease can be using plants, which tend to increase the pressure. One of the most common is considered to be ginseng root.
This plant has a tonic property and in a short time you can achieve a positive result.
Similar properties are inherent in Aralia and lemongrass.
Immortelle inflorescences also help to overcome reduced pressure. They are crushed (10 g) pour 200 ml of boiled water and allow to infuse. Reception is 2 tbsp. spoons 4 times a day.
A similar infusion can be prepared from the leaves of blueberries and lemon balm, they not only increase the pressure, but also have a positive effect on the state of the nervous system.
What products can increase blood pressure during pregnancy?
During pregnancy, every woman is especially attentive to her health, because she is responsible not only for herself.
Unfortunately, during this period, the expectant mother may be accompanied by hypotension, especially in the first trimester of pregnancy and taking medication is not worth it. After all, this is quite a normal phenomenon, given that a woman is undergoing changes in the hormonal background. Frequent bouts of dizziness, nausea, weakness are signs of low blood pressure in the expectant mother.
But such attacks cannot be considered the norm, because this state can harm both the woman and her baby. First of all, it threatens with oxygen starvation for the child, which pulls a lot of negative problems: miscarriage, health problems of the baby after birth.
With reduced pressure in pregnant women, it is important to identify whether it is a symptom of another disease, if not, then it will be easier to overcome hypotension.
First of all, the diet should be reviewed, because the nutrition of a pregnant woman should be varied and complete.
The menu should always contain fruits, vegetables, nuts, butter, liver. In order to feel normal in the morning, you can drink sweet tea, it increases the pressure well and does not harm the baby.
Low blood pressure treatment
Hypotension can be cured by different methods and without pills. But this must be done with caution so as not to harm your health.
How to increase the pressure of folk remedies
Salt will help to quickly get rid of low pressure. It is necessary to dissolve a pinch of salt on the tongue, not drinking water.
Cinnamon is considered an effective folk remedy, it can save a person from this disease for several days.
Acupressure with low pressure
It is not a secret for anybody that a large number of points are located on the human body, which, if exposed to it, can overcome a particular disease. There are points at low pressure.
Points on the legs
. Exercise 1 . The active point of Kikesu at the outer base of the nail of the second toe is irritating to the pain with the tips of the fingers. Permanently repeating clicking on it is also useful for preventing dizziness.
Активную точку Юсэн в подошвенной впадине ближе к большому пальцу раздражают орехом или мячом для игры в гольф, делая круговые движения с помощью ладони. Exercise 2. Yussen's active point in the plantar cavity closer to the thumb is annoyed with a golf nut or golf ball, making circular movements with the help of a palm.
Активную точку на локтевой складке с наружного края (т. е. со стороны большого пальца) раздражают кончиками пальцев другой руки. Exercise 3. The active point on the elbow crease from the outer edge (ie, from the side of the thumb) is irritated with the tips of the fingers of the other hand.
Лежа на спине, поднимают и опускают попеременно правую и левую ногу (руки в локтях не сгибать!). Exercise 4. Lying on your back, raise and lower alternately the right and left leg (do not bend your elbows!). At the same time breathing lower third of the lungs, straining the diaphragm. Exhale when raising the legs and inhale when lowering it. After performing the exercise 10 times alternately for each leg, in the same way, raise and lower both legs together.
Раздражение кончиками пальцев активной точки Инрёсэн, расположенной на меридиане селезенки Exercise 5. Irritation with the tips of the fingers of the Inresen active point located on the spleen meridian
(the meridian is mainly associated with the work of the pancreas), also has a beneficial effect with lowered blood pressure (they are pressed 20 times in the morning and evening).
Points on the head
- Find a point in the hole under the occipital protuberance.
- Massage the earlobes, capturing them with your thumb and forefinger.
- Using your thumb, press down on the point between the eyebrows.
- Use your index and middle fingers to massage your temples.
- Feel for a point on the inside of the wrist at the base of the thumb. Massage alternately on the left and right hand.
- Find symmetrical points in the chest in the subclavian fossa.
And the last point - on the inside of the foot in the hole behind the ankle.
After the massage, it is advisable to lie down for 15 - 20 minutes, relaxing, with eyes closed.
Attention! It is better to spend the massage sitting - so that the back was straight. Massage the points with small circular motions, pressing with an average force of 1 - 2 minutes each.
To increase the pressure, it is necessary to act on the indicated points and the result will not take long. Many do not dare to do acupressure on their own, because the specialist will conduct it with higher quality and more reliable.
Prevention of hypotension
Naturally, any disease is easier to prevent than to engage in its treatment. This also applies to reduced pressure. There are simple rules, adhering to which, you can avoid hypotension:
- . Walking in the fresh air . They are useful at any age, but especially for an elderly person because the body is saturated with oxygen. It is best to walk in the woods, but if there is no such possibility, then the park will do.
- – залог повышения давления, ведь при физических нагрузках давление поднимается. Morning exercise is a prerequisite for increasing pressure, because during physical exertion, the pressure rises. To do this, it is not necessary to do difficult exercises, it is enough to wave your hands for 15 minutes, stretch your joints, do a few squats.
- . The diet should always contain meat . Scientists have long proved that vegetarians constantly determine hypotension. Meat-containing products containing large amounts of protein can replace meat — these are eggs and dairy products.
- важен особенно для гипотоников, таким людям необходимо спать по 9-11 часов в сутки. Healthy sleep is important especially for hypotensive, such people need to sleep for 9-11 hours a day. If you do not sleep well, do not forget to air the room before going to bed, so it will be stronger.
- ускоряет движение крови по сосудам и достаточно быстро поднимает сердечное давление. A contrast shower accelerates the movement of blood through the vessels and quickly increases heart pressure. In addition, this procedure improves immunity.
- Enrich your diet with foods that increase pressure, so you can prevent the occurrence of the disease.
- , ведь это приятное лакомство не только поднимает настроение, но и повышает давление, лучше приобретать черный горький шоколад. Eat chocolate , because this pleasant delicacy not only improves your mood, but also increases the pressure, it is better to get dark bitter chocolate.
As you can see, there are a huge number of ways to overcome hypotension, and what to choose, everyone decides for himself. It is important to remember that if heart pressure does not rise, it is better to turn to the doctor in order for him to prescribe the individual necessary treatment.