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What's Behind My Low Blood Pressure?
Dr KK Aggarwal | 30 Aug 2013

There is nothing like low blood pressure. If it is low keep it low and is good for the heart said said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India & MTNL Perfect Health Mela and National Vice President elect IMA.

There is nothing like low blood pressure. If it is low keep it low and is good for the heart said  said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India & MTNL Perfect Health Mela and National Vice President elect IMA.


Most people worry about high blood pressure and how to bring it under control but low blood pressure can be a medical problem, in the following medical circumstances. Heart Care Foundation of India lists common causes of low blood pressure (medically called hypotension):


1.     A side effect of drugs, such as certain antidepressants, diuretics, painkillers or heart medicines.

2.     Alcohol use.

3.     Heart failure or heart attack.

4.     Dehydration.
5.     A severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).

6.     Advanced diabetes.

7.     Going into shock and

8.     Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia).

 

About HCFI:The only National Not for profit NGO, on whose mega community health education events, Govt. of India has released two National commemorative stamps and one cancellation stamp, and who has conducted one to one training on" Hands only CPR" of 62966 people since 1st November 2012.


The CPR 10 Mantra is – "within 10 minutes of death, earlier the better; at least for the next 10 minutes, longer the better; compress the centre of the chest of the dead person continuously and effectively with a speed of 10×10 i.e. 100 per minute."