Hypotension or low blood pressure is a condition that is caused when a person has low blood pressure readings. This pressure reading is considered below normal when it’s 90/60 or less. Having these condition may lead to low blood pressure symptoms like becoming rapidly pale, feeling confused, getting dizzy or even fainting, nausea, loosing balance, breathing differently, etc.
Hypotension can be easier to detect than hypertension because of these symptoms. Hypertension usually presents bad effects in long terms, while hypotension may present them immediately. We may cause this condition by losing blood or having strong allergic reactions. It’s is important for us to check our pressure reading with our doctor constantly in order to ensure good health. Knowing other conditions before taking the exam may help the doctor find a better treatment for you.
If you faint or feel dizzy, you may suffer a sudden drop of blood pressure. It’s recommended to go to the doctor immediately if you suffer this or if you feel several symptoms and the same time. Not undergoing treatment may be very harmful for you health and may damage your nervous system.
Losing a lot of blood may also lead to a sudden drop of blood pressure and you don’t even need to have developed hypotension before. This condition is usually temporary but if not treated it may lead to fatal consequences and even death. The symptoms appear rapidly so you should seek help immediately before you lose consciousness.
Having knowledge of the symptoms mentioned before is very important since, unlike hypertension, hypotension may develop serious bad effects to your health almost instantly. You should always check your blood pressure reading with a doctor and also review bad side effects your medications can have, since they may also alter you blood pressure.