1. What are the causes of low blood pressure?
Certain drugs can cause hypotension diuretics such as antidepressant and nitroglycerin. Other causes are pregnancy, severe blood loss, impaired circulation due to heart attacks or faulty heart valves, weakness and a state of shock followed by dehydration, anaphylactic shock, allergic reaction, bloodstream infection, endocrine disorders such as diabetes, adrenal insufficiency and thyroid disease.
2. Can migraine lead to low blood pressure?
Diastolic hypotension before or very early, during, and after migraine attack have seen to be changed.
3. Can low blood pressure be life threatening?
No, it is not life threatening but for many people low blood pressure can go unnoticed which can lead to the symptoms such as lightheaded, confused, tiredness or weakness. A person may also have blurry vision, headache, neck or back pain, nausea and heart palpitations.
4. Can relaxation techniques and yoga help in the management of low blood pressure?
Yes, relaxing techniques and yoga can help in managing the low blood pressure.
5. Is it possible to prevent or reduce the symptoms associated with low blood pressure?
Yes, it is possible to reduce symptoms associated with low blood pressure by eating a diet high in salt, drinking lots of water, limiting the intake of alcoholic beverages, drinking more fluid during hot weather, regular exercise to promote blood flood, avoid heavy lifting and avoid prolonged exposure to hot water.