In today’s high paced world, maintaining a good health is a real job. While you may have come across hypertension or high blood pressure as a serious health issue, low blood pressure or hypotension is equally dangerous for your health.
Some of the key symptoms of low blood pressure are :
Loss of consciousness
If you’ve any of these symptoms, you should visit your doctor immediately. Along with proper medication, these home remedies for low blood pressure will be highly effective in maintaining the normal blood pressure.
You should never avoid three major meals of the day and to keep a track of your good health meter, include small snacks in-between the meals. This aids in avoiding sudden fall of blood pressure which usually happen after meals. Don’t use this as an opportunity to eat junk, rather keep some healthy snacks handy like dry fruits.
Salt to the rescue
Although excess of salt is injurious to health, your body needs adequate amount of salt. According to WHO, one teaspoon of extra added salt in addition to what your body gets from the vegetables and fruits you consume is the ideal amount. If your blood pressure drops, salt works as a miracle.
Caffeinated beverages boosts up the blood pressure for a certain time. So the next time you feel your pressure has fallen, a cup of coffee or tea can get you going. But keep a check on your caffeine intake as excess will do more harm than good.
Tulsi leaves are rich in Potassium, Magnesium and Vitamin C which can help you keep a check on your blood pressure. As per Dr. Rupali, “It’s a home remedy from our granny’s treasure trove. Chew five to six tulsi leaves every morning.” Tulsi also has high amount of antioxidant Eugenol which lowers cholesterol levels and maintains blood pressure.
Surprisingly, Munakka has a lot of medicinal properties. Amongst others maintaining blood pressure level is a miraculous one. All you need to do is soak some munakkas overnight and in the morning, boil it along with some milk and consume it. This will enhance the circulation of your blood keeping your blood pressure in control.