Pressure and headache – what's the connection?
It's a good start to recall what is meant by the familiar term "pressure". Its value is expressed by two numerical values, the first of which, the "upper" or systolic pressure, shows the force with which blood is pushed to the left ventricle of the heart into the blood vessels. The more intense this happens, the higher the upper limit pressure.
The second is the "lower" or diastolic blood pressure – allows you to understand how actively working vessels at the moment when the heart is not reduced. Is it from their General tone.
As stably high and stably low blood pressure can cause this ailment like a headache. And people want to get rid of her, taking medication, for example, "Citramon". But it will help only in case if the pressure is low, when elevated can cause deterioration. This can be explained by examining the ingredients that go into the composition of "Citramon".
"Citramon" – a drug, which includes aspirin, paracetamol and caffeine. Aspirin has anti-inflammatory, and paracetamol is a mild pain reliever and antipyretic. Caffeine is also included in the prescription to enhance the action of the first two drugs, it performs the role of a catalyst.
The result of this simple medication, such as "Citramon", it is possible to drink for colds and flu improved General condition, with mild pain of various origins, including in the head.
It should be remembered that caffeine is one of the most common means to increase pressure. In addition, it contributes to the stimulation of the nervous system, improve attention and memory. However, with the existing high pressure make it desirable.
1 pain-killer contains 30 mg of caffeine, which is 1 tenth maximum daily allowance.
Thus, if you suddenly got a headache, it would be wise to start to measure the pressure. If its level is low, it is possible that the headache came for this reason. You can try to deal with it without the use of "Advil" or other, stronger drugs.
If caffeine increases blood pressure, need to increase its levels in the body. It is known that the caffeine contained in such products, as, of course, coffee, but also tea, Cola, chocolate and cocoa. If you have a headache on a background of low blood pressure, and treat yourself to a Cup of any of these drinks, and will definitely poslastica.
The greatest amount of caffeine found in brewed coffee 79-125 mg 150 ml.
You can apply and herbal infusions or decoctions, which increases pressure. For the preparation of suitable herbs such as Rhodiola rosea, Schizandra, rosemary, ginseng, devil's.
Advice 2: How headache at low pressure
Headache is one of the accompanying symptoms of hypotension or chronic low blood pressure. Because of the tendency of patients to vertigo and unconscious conditions headache hypotension has its own specifics.
At low pressure headache may be of different nature. It may be dull and oppressive, and sometimes paroxysmal and throbbing. A characteristic feature of headaches with low pressure – its moderate severity. Most often this pain occurs as a consequence of physical fatigue or after morning awakening.
Headache has no specific location. Sometimes it covers the entire head, sometimes manifested more clearly in any particular region of the skull. May be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, fainting.
Specifics of headaches hypotension is determined by the changes of the tone of blood vessels. According to research, when you change the position of the body in patients, there have been sharp fluctuations in blood pressure.
For pressure stabilization, the patient is recommended to regularly consuming caffeine in moderate doses. Can be used as drugs, small amounts of alcohol.
Sometimes frequent headaches hypotension can indicate the development of migraine. In this case, the pain attacks occur for no apparent reason. The attack begins early in the day with nervousness and irritability, before my eyes appear glowing terms.
After a certain point of the skull causes pain, most often in the frontal or temporal lobe. In rare cases, the pain has no clear localization. The pain may radiate to the back or jaw, it is intense and is of a throbbing character.
Migraine blood vessels can narrow and expand. Depending on this, the patient's face becomes red or pale. There are nausea, vomiting, discomfort in the heart, intolerance to bright light and loud sounds.
Such an attack lasts for several hours, he often stopped during sleep. The rest of the time the person feels absolutely fine.
Advice 3: What medication to take at reduced pressure
It is considered that poor blood pressure is high blood pressure. However, low pressure may bring a lot of discomfort. Therefore, the choice of drugs should be approached responsibly.
Hypotension, or vegetative-vascular dystonia is a pathological condition in which the blood pressure in the arterial line is less than 100/60 mm Hg. However, it should be understood that these values are for one person can be the norm, and for others it is a cause for concern.
Nowadays a huge number of people is hypotonic. Most of them are young people up to 25 years.
The most common causes of such violations are either of heart disease or side effects or overdose of certain medications. Also the important role played by heredity. At this pressure the majority have frequent headaches, weakness, dizziness, blurred attention.
First and foremost is to say that hypotension is of several types - acute and chronic. In cases of acute hypotension, as a rule, drugs are administered intravenously (most often drip). They act very quickly (1-2 minutes), so almost immediately increases the peripheral vascular tone. Such drugs include most agonists, such as "Norepinephrine" and "Mamazon". In addition, widespread use of cardiac glycosides, which greatly increase the pressure. It is drugs such as "Clanid", "Strophanthin", "Digoxin", "Korglikon".
However, if you have chronic hypotension, the use of these agents can be very dangerous. In such cases, prescribers, which have a stimulating effect on the vasomotor center.
Of medicinal plants suitable tincture of Eleutherococcus, Rhodiola rosea, schisandra chinensis, and ginseng. These drugs have a tonic effect on blood vessels. Their gleam is narrowed, accordingly, the pressure increases.
In addition to drugs, increase pressure will help coffee and strong tea. However, it should be remembered that their excessive use can lead to exhaust the energy resources of the body. In addition, a particularly useful walk in a garden or forest. It is believed that the sounds and smells treat depression and significantly improve mood, and thus the pressure.
Every man suffering from low blood pressure, owe to yourself to determine what product suits him the most. If you do not fit one way, try another.