1. What are the signs and symptoms of low blood pressure?
Some of the common signs and symptoms include: dizziness, lightheadedness, weakness, unsteadiness, nausea, dimming or blurring of vision, pale skin, fainting, cold, fatigue and clammy skin. Sometimes lack of concentration and confusion may also occur.
2. What are the causes of low blood pressure?
The common factors that cause low blood pressure include heart problems, pregnancy, endocrine problems, dehydration, blood loss, severe allergic reaction, severe infection and lack of nutrients in the diet.
3. Is low blood pressure hereditary?
Yes, it ha been seen that genetic factors can play an important role in various heart-related conditions such as blood pressure and heart disease. Low blood pressure being genetic has been suggested by some research. It is possible that you could inherit low blood pressure from your parents if they have the condition.
4. Can migraine lead to low blood pressure?
Low blood pressure can lead to fainting or dizziness and is not commonly associated with headaches. Migraines are associated with hypertension but do not seem to be a factor with low blood pressure.
5. What foods can help me maintain normal blood pressure?
Sharply after meals you need to eat small portions several times a day to help prevent blood pressure from dropping and also limit high-carbohydrate foods such as rice, potatoes, bread and pasta. Moreover, eat small portions of low-carb meals. Studies have shown that whole grains, low-fat dairy products, poultry, fish and nuts are helpful.