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Information about Blood Pressure

Looking for some useful info on Blood Pressure ? Then you have come to the right place. Find here the types, causes, signs and remedies for the Blood Pressure.

  • Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels.pressure
  • Blood pressure is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). The normal blood pressure for an adult is about 120 – 80.
  • BP is of two types depending on the deviation from the normal range – Low blood pressure {hypo-tension} and High blood pressure {hypertension}.
  • Low blood pressure is when the readings are lower than 90 systolic or 60 diastolic.
  • The signs and symptoms for low BP are: dizziness, lack of concentration, blurred vision, nausea, shallow breathing.
  • Causes of Low BP: pregnancy, heart problems, endocrine problems, dehydration, blood loss, severe infection.
  • Some home treatments for low BP: use more salt, drink more water, medications.
  • The alarming pressure range for High BP is about 210 systolic or 120 diastolic.
  • The signs and symptoms for high BP are: dull headaches, dizzy spells, nosebleeds.
  • For majority of the high BP patients there are no identifiable causes but other may suffer from it due to kidney abnormalities, tumors of the adrenal gland, congenital heart defects, certain medications, illegal drugs, excessive intake of common salt, and high fat diet.
  • Home remedies for high blood pressure may include eating garlic, Indian gooseberry, the consumption of fruits, reducing protein ans salt intake, and sticking to a vegetarian diet.

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