Low blood pressure: causes and natural remedies

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Carlos Laforet Coll
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Do you suffer from low blood pressure? Low blood pressure, or hypotension, occurs when an individual's resting blood pressure falls below 90/60 mm Hg. The first value indicates the maximum pressure (systolic blood pressure), the second value indicates the minimum (diastolic blood pressure).


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You suffer from low pressure? Low blood pressure, or hypotension, occurs when an individual's resting blood pressure drops below 90/60 mm Hg. The first value indicates the maximum pressure (systolic blood pressure), the second value indicates the minimum (diastolic blood pressure).

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Causes of low blood pressure

In some cases low blood pressure it can be physiological, that is, it can represent a typical characteristic of an individual to which the organism is able to adapt. Hypotension becomes a nuisance when it comes in the form of pressure drops and can cause dizziness, sudden tiredness, fatigue and fainting.

A drop in blood pressure can occur suddenly a cause of hot and grandfather, or it can occur during pregnancy, when there may be changes in pressure related to the hormonal cycle of this particular period of a woman's life.

The drop in blood pressure can appear with mild complaints such as dizziness but can also lead to real fainting. Between causes of pressure drop we can find out dehydration, allergic reactions, anemia, bleeding, nutritional deficiencies.

Some drugs may have among their own side effects just the drop in pressure. Therefore, it is important to always carefully read the package leaflet of the medicines, with particular reference to diuretics and beta-blockers.

Natural remedies for low blood pressure

What are the delivery times? natural remedies that we can use in case of low blood pressure? We can contact our trusted herbalist for more information on this subject. Here are some insights that may interest you if you suffer from low blood pressure.



Licorice

Usually the licorice it is not recommended for those suffering from high blood pressure, while it could represent a natural remedy useful in case of low blood pressure. In addition to the classic licorice sticks and black licorice candies, in the herbalist's shop you will find preparations for herbal teas and infusions based on licorice. The methods of recruitment vary from person to person and according to the problem to be solved. Consult your trusted herbalist.

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nutmeg

La nutmeg it is an underrated spice. He comes used in homeopathsa, for example in case of low blood pressure. If taken in excessive doses, nutmeg can have side effects, but if you are interested in nutmeg in homeopathic doses regarding the problem of low blood pressure you can consult your trusted homeopath.

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Peppermint essential oil

The French pharmacist Daniele Festy in "My Bible of essential oils" (Edizioni Sonda) suggests thepeppermint essential oil as a remedy for low blood pressure: put 2 pure drops of peppermint essential oil in a teaspoon of malt and swallow twice a day, once in the morning and once after lunch (avoid in the evening). A second tip is to apply a drop of peppermint essential oil on your wrists and breathe deeply. Be careful to choose pure peppermint essential oil suitable for internal use. Ask your herbalist and pharmacist for more information.

Cedar and integral salt

In summer, due to heat and humidity, pressure drops can be caused by dehydration due to sweating more than usual and perhaps not drinking enough water. Aside from drinking more water, you might need to replenish mineral salts. Here then is that natural remedies such as cedar and whole salt (not the common industrial supermarket salt) come to your aid. Did you already know this remineralizing remedy? THU all the information you need.



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Ginger

Also the ginger is considered a natural remedy useful in case of hypotension or low blood pressure. When needed, you could chew a piece of fresh ginger, a ginger candy or candied ginger. Otherwise you could drink a once a day infused with ginger to be prepared with tea bags to buy at a herbalist's shop or with a teaspoon of freshly chopped ginger per cup.

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Photo source: New Health Guide

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