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Remedies for hypotension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   hello
User :   i am a 30 year old female, married - my blood pressure is very low at this moment
Doctor :   tell me your query
Doctor :   have you checked it ?
User :   i am feeling faint and dizzy, i just had a glass of water with half teaspoon of salt for relieving it
User :   no i have not checked the bp
Doctor :   has this happened before ?
User :   yes it happens often
User :   i also feel numbness in the legs and hands
Doctor :   have you checked your blood pressure then ?
User :   yes it is usually low when checked
Doctor :   can you tell me the readings?
User :   110 65
User :   sorry 90 65
Doctor :   ok
User :   can you please advise me what to do so i can get relief now
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   i will tell you few things please follow them
User :   ok
Doctor :   The best and the most effective remedy for treating low blood pressure would be to consume lots of water. This is because dehydration reduces blood volume and leads to a drop in the blood pressure.
Doctor :   Beetroot juice is beneficial for those suffering from low blood pressure. So, have a cup of raw beetroot juice two times a day.
Doctor :   Prepare a cup of strong black coffee and consume this whenever you feel that your blood pressure is dipping.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Fill your bathtub with lukewarm water and add one kg of Epsom salt to it. Immerse yourself in the bath for 20 minutes, before going to bed. Take caution not to expose the body to a cold area after this.
Doctor :   Take a bowl of water and soak 30 raisins in it, overnight. Chew them one by one, on an empty stomach, in the morning and have water.
User :   i do not have a bathtub
User :   ok
Doctor :   Include salt, asafetida and fruits in your diet. All these are beneficial in restoring the blood pressure level.
User :   ialso get a lot of headaches - could it be becus eof this
Doctor :   Foods rich in proteins, vitamin C and vitamin B are effective in treating low blood pressure.
Doctor :   yes it can be
Doctor :   just follow these and you will find change
User :   can u suggest foods for vitamin b and c and proteins
Doctor :   orange
Doctor :   banana
Doctor :   Exercises, light walking, swimming and cycling are beneficial in regulating the blood pressure level.
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   your welcome
User :   can i take some medicine for immediate relief
Doctor :   no i would not suggest that with getting a physical examination
User :   ok thanks
User :   i will take your suggestions
User :   bye noe
User :   now
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   take care bye
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