06. June 2014 · Comments Off on Acupuncture for Low Blood Pressure · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags: ,

Low blood pressure or hypotension is not as common as its antithesis, high blood pressure, but it still affects a lot of people around the world especially if they are more than 45 years of age.

What is Hypotension?

Like high blood pressure or hypertension, hypotension can be determined using a sphygmomanometer. A normal blood pressure will read 90 to 140 mmHg in systolic pressure … Continue reading

12. October 2013 · Comments Off on Causes of Low Blood Pressure · Categories: Acupuncture · Tags:

The true cause of low blood pressure is not known; however, it can be connected to the following factors:

  • Liver disease
  • Heat stroke or heat exhaustion
  • Dilation or widening of the blood vessels
  • Irregular heart rhythms or arrhythmias
  • Heart failure
  • Certain drugs for Parkinson’s disease, depression or high blood pressure
  • Certain over-the-counter drugs
  • Hormonal conditions like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), diabetes or, hypothyroidism or underactive
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