Hypotension

- causes

- symptoms

- how to reduce symptoms

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  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
    • symptoms
      • dizziness
      • light headedness
      • unsteadiness / loss of balance
      • fainting
      • blurred vision
      • rapid / irregular heartbeat
      • nausea
      • general weakness
    • advice to help lower symptoms
      • stand up gradually
      • avoid standing for long periods of time
      • wear support stockings
      • avoid caffeine at night
      • limit alcohol intake
      • eat small, regular meals
      • increase fluid and salt intake
      • change medication
      • treat underlying conditions
      • medication
    • causes
      • time of day
        • BP falls at night
      • how stressed / relaxed you are
      • how much exercise you do
      • temperature
      • if you have recently eaten

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