Once you’re in hospital, doctors has several ways to bring your blood pressure to normal limits easily but what if you’re home, without any medicine, and need to bring your blood pressure within normal limits ?
Well there are several remedies to lower down your blood pressure at home in an emergency situation which we’ll be sharing in this post.
How to manage high blood pressure at home in emergency
Please note, tips to lower down your blood pressure in this post aren’t meant to replace specialist consultation and hospital visit in any circumstances. Please visit your nearest hospital whenever possible in case of hypertension as it may have serious outcomes.
First of all, once you find out high blood pressure, note it down in a notebook with date and time with it.
Secondly, drink WATER. lots and lots of it.
Water is an emergency blood pressure lowering agent. It might not work to lower the blood pressure when it’s “too” high, but still lowers it to a certain degree.
When ever you have high blood pressure and don’t have any antihypertensive medication around you, start drinking water. Lots and lots of it, once glass after another. After 4-8 glass of water you will definitely feel an urge to urinate.
Recheck your blood pressure after urinating and keep on having water.
Intake of extra water causes kidneys to filter out the excess water from the body, which infact also takes out the salt from the body leading to lowering of blood pressure.
This tip is tried by me personally on my patients and it really works when we’re out of medications at home or at some place.
There are other tips around on the internet too but haven’t tested them or heard them from any reliable source so will prefer not sharing them.
Please note, don’t give water to a patient when he is unconscious or semi conscious as it may go in his respiratory tract and cause serious complications.
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