Low Blood Pressure Treatment

People naturally have low blood pressure that doesn’t cause symptoms unless the blood pressure is so low that it affects the blood flow in the body. In order to treat low blood pressure medicines like fludrocortisone is prescribed that helps in promoting sodium retention by kidney. The usual signs of low blood pressure are dizziness, fainting and lightheadedness, which are prominent when people go from lying to sitting posture.

People naturally have low blood pressure that doesn’t cause symptoms unless the blood pressure is so low that it affects the blood flow in the body. In order to treat low blood pressure medicines like fludrocortisone is prescribed that helps in promo ... More

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Unenergetic

I happened to read in a media report that rotis made from chana atta, is much much better than rotis from the usual wheat atta. Now, does chana atta, refer to besan or chickpea flour ? Also, the normal 1 or 2kg of besan ,available in the shop is OK OR does the same needs to be ground in a chakki from outside, (which may not be practicable), since besan available in the shops may not be the pure one but the processed one ? Also have we to prepare the dough of chana atta ONLY without mixing

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