Low blood pressure is one of the annoying health problems that bother many, especially as it leads to many serious complications such as heart attacks, strokes, and other health problems, so we monitor in the following lines how to deal with this chronic disease that may affect you without warning.
According to a report published on the Express website, and based on data from the British Heart Foundation (BHF), some of the symptoms of low blood pressure include:
1. Lightheadedness or dizziness
3. Blurred vision
5. Difficulty concentrating or disorientation
The report revealed the causes that lead to low blood pressure, and low blood pressure is considered when the device records a reading of less than 90/60 mm Hg, so anyone who suffers from symptoms such as dizziness and fainting should go to visit a doctor, and people aged Between 40 and 74 check blood pressure constantly, especially since blood pressure readings vary throughout the day, and can gradually rise, a person may suffer from low blood pressure due to his physical fitness and health, while other people may suffer from low blood pressure as a result of genetic factors .
There are also some other possible causes of low blood pressure, such as pregnancy, diabetes, taking certain medications, or as a result of endocrine and neurological disorders. Heart diseases, such as heart failure and arrhythmia, may also be a factor in low blood pressure .
Experts stated that a drop in blood pressure may also occur after eating when blood flow to the digestive system increases, as well as Parkinson's disease, which is among the causes of low blood pressure.
The report explained that blood loss and dehydration can cause hypotension, while medical emergencies, such as septic shock and anaphylactic shock, can also cause dangerously low levels of pressure.
The report recommended that some lifestyle changes should be made, or some medications might be prescribed depending on the cause of the problem.