If you are hypotensive, take good care of yourself in summer. Increased temperatures, lack of hydration, or heat stroke can cause you to feel dizzy or faint. Pay attention to these home remedies for raise blood pressure short.
Actually, you don’t have to be hypotensive to experience a drop in blood pressure. Factors such as high temperatures, dehydration, stress or little rest can cause a drop in tension.
Certain medical conditions – bleeding, severe allergic reactions, lack of necessary nutrients in the diet (vitamin B-12, folate, and iron), and pregnancy, among others – can also cause blood pressure to drop.
What are the symptoms of a low blood pressure?
They are easy to recognize: blurred vision, nausea, fatigue, concentration problems, dizziness or lightheadedness, and eventually fainting. In the case of extreme hypotension, the symptoms are exacerbated: cold, clammy and pale skin; weak and fast pulse and very fast breathing.
Home remedies to raise blood pressure
One of the remedies to increase blood pressure is usually the intake of sodium or beverages rich in caffeine (tea, coffee, cola, etc.).
A little bit of salt
Specifically, you can add a pinch of salt to meals or eat salty foods (snacks, sausages, among others) from time to time.
Dark chocolate, the purest, improves blood circulation and, rebound, raises blood pressure.
What is better not to do for low blood pressure?
Even so, we suggest other habits, not so well known, to deal with these episodes:
- Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages. Drinking alcohol further lowers blood pressure.
- If you cross your legs when sitting, you can trace the symptoms of a blood pressure. A simple, easy and effective gesture.
- Get used to drinking more water. You will stop possible dehydration and facilitate blood circulation.
- Season your dishes with spices such as ginger, rosemary or pepper to your dishes. Show off in the kitchen!
- If you like infusions, we recommend those of black tea, ginseng, ginger, anise, licorice, milk thistle or guarana tea.
Beware of the heat
As we have indicated, summer is when you can have a worse time. Thus avoid the sun directly, because the heat then produces a vasodilation that makes the body temperature reduce. Protect yourself and avoid its exposure in the central hours of the day.