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Home Remedies For Low Bp: Procedure, Recovery, Risk & Complication

What is the remedy about?

Low blood pressure or Hypotension is very common nowadays and is a matter of serious consequences which occurs due to several reasons including nutritional deficiencies, cardio problems, and a decrease in the volume of the blood, pregnancy-related problems, and neurological conditions. This common disease can be treated at home using simple and readily available items. The first and foremost remedy is Salt Water. If you are suffering from low blood pressure, dissolve a half teaspoon of rock salt in a glass of water and drink it twice a day. Salt helps you increase your blood pressure level due to the presence of Sodium in it. Try consuming salty fluids or even sports beverages. Another surprising yet effective remedy is Coffee which has the component Caffeine responsible for increasing blood pressure dramatically. Scientifically, it has been seen that Caffeine has the potential of blocking certain hormones which make the blood arteries widened. As soon as they are narrowed down, there is an increase in the blood pressure naturally. Hence, sip a cup of hot and strong coffee or any caffeinated beverage once a day if you are suffering from this condition. Have a grip on your habit though. Another easily available ingredient, Ginger is popularly known for curing low blood pressure since time immemorial. Ginger has a number of anti-oxidants and some plant chemicals namely, Gingerol and Zingerone. These components make sure that your blood pressure level does not suffer from fluctuations. It also has anti-coagulant properties ensuring proper blood circulation across the body. To make a ginger drink, you will need 1-2 teaspoons of grated ginger and a glass jar. Add the grated ginger to the jar, add water and steep this for 15 mins. Drink this tonic once or twice a day.

Are there any side effects?

Side-effects of such home remedies are limited. If you choose the right ingredient as mentioned and follow the guidelines, it is expected that you won't suffer any side-effects. However, misuse may lead you to some unwanted outcomes. Overdoing anything is not fit for your health especially when you are already suffering from a disease. Utmost carefulness and care are needed here towards oneself. Also, try using organic substances for preventing more side-effects. In the case of salt, overdoing the dosage will cause you Hypertension. This is a bit tricky. One remedy can cause you Hypertension as well as Hypotension depending on the dosage you choose. Studies have also shown that excessive intake of salt results in Cardiovascular Diseases. It can even cause Kidney Diseases and Heart Stroke or Failure. Therefore, learn the dosage well before using. Crossing the demarcation of 400 milligrams of Caffeine will bring discomforts too. Discomforts may be seen in Central Nervous System where it acts as a stimulant. Too much of Caffeine consumption can cause you severe headaches, sleep disorder, and even addiction. Caffeine Withdrawal Symptoms can be critical at times starting from hyper-anxiety disorder to chronic depression. So, don't let yourself develop an addition towards Caffeine, use it as a medicine. While, excessive Ginger in your body may produce effects like Gastrointestinal issues (belching, stomach upset, stomach irritation, diarrhoea, heartburn, etc), Thinning of blood as Ginger has similar effects like Aspirin, Allergies,(swollen lips, tongue and throat problems) etc. Allergic reactions and Gastrointestinal problems are common side-effects due to overusing of Ginger. Nausea, bloating, bad taste in mouth, skin irritations or rashes are the other side-effects you may come across. The bottom line is, everything has an effect as well as a side-effect. It depends on you how you use the remedy for your benefits.

What are the post-remedy guidelines?

You need to follow a set of post-remedy guidelines after you are done with the curing of the disease. This is done so that you can successfully prevent the disease from coming back to you in future. When you are drinking salt water, make sure you continue this only until you see some results or until you have fought against your problem. Note that if you are pregnant, please avoid implementing this remedy. Regarding Coffee, make sure you don't get addicted to it as said earlier. Quit the practice as soon as you see your results. Besides, drink as much as 3 liters of water per day as dehydration will be another cause of low blood pressure. Eat a lot of almonds as it helps in stabilizing your blood pressure effectively.

How long does it take to recover?

The time required to heal completely from low blood pressure depends on a few aspects such as, How low your blood pressure is, What treatment you are opting for, What are your symptoms and How fast are the results. For any treatment be it medical or home-based, you have to be patient enough to feel the positive results. Abiding by the recommended lifestyle for a certain period of time will definitely give you a fruitful outcome. Depending on the above-mentioned factors, your body can take 3 days or 3 weeks to recover. Persevere and follow the guidelines in a dedicated manner.

Are the results of the remedy permanent?

If you abstain from such practices that may potentially lead to the low blood pressure problem again, the results of the remedy are certainly permanent though it also depends on the person's body responses towards the particular remedy. Be true to yourself and act according to the guidelines for the specific amount of time. Try maintaining a diet full of healthy foodstuffs which will help you stay fit and keep you away from such diseases. Befriend with water and break up with alcohol (alcohol can cause you Hypertension). Take your actions in favor of your health and the results will stay with you permanently.

Is there any training or experts required?

No training or experts are required to deal with low blood pressure. Home remedies are effective and enough for you to recover properly leaving the disease behind. Choose any one remedy of your choice and get started with the application. Remember, it is always healthy and wise to treat diseases firstly with homemade ingredients which have the ability to cure without undergoing any discomforts. Hence, gain confidence and cure yourself with these home remedies. If you still lack motivation, you may consult with your doctor regarding this.

Effectiveness: High Side Effects: Very Low Time for Recovery: High Price Range : Approx INR 100 -250 Training Requirement: No

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