Hypotension can be defined as a low blood pressure. Low blood pressure is a systolic value below 105 for men or 100 for women. It can cause a lot of discomfort to a human, although it is not dangerous. As a matter of fact, people who suffer hypotension can expect to live longer, because their blood vessels remain in a better condition than in people who have a normal blood pressure or hypertension.
Severity and properties of hypotension can vary. The most common symptoms may be dizziness, weakness, fatigue, sleepiness... Sufferers usually need more sleep. Other symptoms may include increased sensitivity to temperature changes, increased sweating, and blackouts...
The main reason of hypotension may be some malfunction of adrenal or thyroid gland, lax blood vessels caused by improper nervous response, anemia, low blood sugar level, mistreatment of diabetes, etc... The groups, most susceptible to this "problem" are professional athletes and slender women.
When the individual is affected by a lowered blood pressure, the severity of symptoms can be increased in case of malnutrition. This malnutrition, caused by a poor diet, can be moderated by using some food with a lot of essential minerals and vitamins B, C and E. These substances can also be used as supplements.
For example, some of B vitamins will increase your stamina and energy level or support the function of the adrenal gland. Vitamin C, used with plant based natural compounds called the bioflavonoids has beneficial effect on the walls of blood vessels and it will strengthen your immune system.
The best oxygen supply supporter for the cells in your body is vitamin E and it is absolutely necessary supplement for people with hypotension. Essential minerals, found in supplement made of seaweed kelp will, as mentioned before, support the functioning of the thyroid gland, while the herbal supplements made of bee pollen will have great positive effects on all endocrine glands in the body.
Hyssop can have a major positive effect on function of complete endocrine system, boost up your strength and power. It can raise blood pressure when used with supplements of seaweed kelp. The juice of the rosemary leaves steeped in red wine is a well known heart tonic, while Siberian ginseng, ginger, spirulina, gingko biloba, goldenseal herb root can also ease the symptoms of hypotension.
Hydrotherapy, alternating showers with hot and cold water, water stepping and other similar techniques; will stimulate circulation and enhance your immune system. All sorts of exercise, swimming and running can also do this.