Low blood pressure, or hypotension, is a condition, wherein the blood pressure of a person is less than 90/60 mm/Hg. Though low blood pressure is considered to be a sign of healthy living, problem arises when the blood pressure becomes exceedingly low or drops suddenly, depriving the brain of adequate supply of blood. Excessively low blood pressure may also lead to lack of oxygen and nutrients from the other vital organs, causing the life-threatening condition called shock. The main symptoms of low blood pressure are dizziness and fainting. In the following lines, we have provided the major causes and symptoms of low blood pressure.
Causes Of Low Blood Pressure
Advanced diabetes, Anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic response), Anti-anxiety agents, Changes in heart rhythm or arrhythmias, Nutritional deficiency, Dehydration, Emotional instability, Endocrine problems, Excessive intake of alcohol, Failure of the adrenal gland, Faulty nutrition, or malnutrition, Heart attack, Heart failure, Loss of blood, Certain medications, Pregnancy, Shock (from severe infection, stroke, anaphylaxis, major trauma, or heart attack), Slow internal bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys or bladder.
Anxiety/depression, Black-outs, Blurred vision, Brain malfunction, Slow malfunctioning of all the organs, Chest pain, Cold, clammy, pale skin, Cough, with phlegm, Depression, Dizziness/ fainting, Dysphagia, Dysuria, Fever higher than 101 °F (38.3 °C) , Foul-smelling urine, Lack of concentration, Lethargy, More consciousness of heartbeats, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Sleep disturbances, Sweating, Thirst, Weakness and fatigue.