To help with low blood pressure and high heart rate, doctors do some examinations of patients. They include:
- General blood test to determine anemia, causes of hypotension.
- Radiography, makes it possible to determine various diseases that occur in a chronic form and affect the work of the heart, blood pressure.
- Echocardiography, will assess the degree of damage to the heart, all its parts.
In addition to the diagnostic methods described, doctors use other research methods. They are selected individually, which means they can independently establish the reasons, the diagnosis is almost impossible. Having received the necessary data, doctors can prescribe the necessary medicine, which will reduce heart rate, as well as normalize blood pressure.
The algorithm of clinical and laboratory examination of a patient with high pressure and bradycardia has its own specifics:
- medical history, physical examination of the patient, tonometry – standard;
- OAC, OAM – screening of the general condition of the patient;
- biochemistry, blood for thyroid hormones, adrenal glands, other endocrine glands as recommended by a doctor;
- ECG in combination with Holter pressure monitoring, heart rate and cardio-ultrasound (EchoCG);
- bicycle ergometry (test on an exercise bike) according to indications, as an additional study prescribed by a doctor;
- radiography of the heart.
All studies are strictly individual. Particular caution should be exercised in relation to bicycle ergometry, since overload on the heart, blood vessels with their imbalance is fraught with unpredictable consequences. Even artificial respiration may be required. To stop possible complications in the treatment room there is always an emergency aid.
With a sharp onset of an attack, you will need to act quickly to relieve symptoms, eliminate the negative consequences. To do this, call an ambulance, and if the car does not arrive soon, take independent measures to facilitate:
- Initially, you need to drink a tincture based on the root of valerian or motherwort. If there are no such means, then Valocordin, Validol can be used.
- After this, you need to start breathing correctly, deep breaths, after which breath is held for a maximum time. This exercise can normalize a little condition.
- The patient needs to maximize the pressure of the press, which will restore the work of internal organs.
If a high pulse rate appears and the pressure decreases, it is recommended to use infusion or a decoction of rose hips, honey with currants for first aid. The provision of first aid significantly alleviates the condition, but does not replace normal treatment. The described methods make it possible to obtain a temporary result.
With a high pulse and hypotension, you need to be able to help in time. Heart beats must be slowed down, and blood pressure increased.
If you do not stop the attack on time, the situation may worsen.
Be sure to lie down, raise your legs just above head level, unfasten the buttons on your clothes, relax the belt on your trousers or belt on the dress, unfasten the shoes. Everything should be done so that there is an opportunity to calmly and deeply breathe. To do this, open the windows and doors, provide an influx of fresh air, and the heat can turn on the fan.
Sweet tea helps a lot. You can even drink two cups at once. If this is not possible, you should slowly dissolve a couple of pieces of refined sugar or simply put a spoonful of loose (sand) in your mouth. A piece of dark chocolate will also help increase pressure, but only if there is no vomiting.
If during the attack there is a feeling of hunger, it is allowed to eat a cheese sandwich, but without oil, so as not to provoke nausea. Chew food slowly, bite a little bit.
To slow the pulse, you need to take deep breaths, holding your breath for a few seconds. The tension of the abdominal muscles and pressure with the thumbs on the upper eyelids right under the eyebrows also help.
With a strong attack, you can not take medication. The maximum that is allowed to drink before the ambulance arrives is Citramon.
How to normalize heart rate and pressure
Patients with multidirectional indications of vascular pulsation, systolic, diastolic pressure are categorically not recommended to additionally take antihypertensive drugs at the time of deterioration. Dose adjustment can only be done by a doctor. In addition, hypothermia, stress, physical exertion should be avoided.
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Every hypertonic is obliged to know the methods of emergency assistance in this situation.
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|Recommended diuretics (Furosemide), antihypertensives (Amlodipine, Enalapril, Corinfar), sedative drops (Corvalol, Valocordin)||Contraindicated: Bisoprolol, Verapamil, Adelfan, Citramon, drugs containing caffeine|
Preparations for the relief of high blood pressure and pulse are prescribed by a cardiologist. There are several groups of medicines:
- adrenoblockers that control the myocardium and blood vessels, which are able to lower blood pressure, dilate blood vessels, balance blood sugar: Terazosin, Prazosin, Doxazosin;
- ACE inhibitors – prevent cardiovascular failure, normalizing heart rate and blood pressure: Benazepril, Captopril, Spirapril;
- angioreceptor blockers, inhibit angiospasm, thereby normalizing the pulsation of blood vessels, systolic, diastolic pressure indicator.
In the absence of the effect of treatment, they call an ambulance, the patient is hospitalized.
Assume the use of herbs, plants at home. With high pressure in all cases, it is allowed to prescribe alternative drugs only as background therapy, with mild symptoms. Use:
- complex against bradycardia from hawthorn, nettle, dandelion, currant, yarrow, triad, wild rose: 3 large tablespoons of the mixture are brewed with a glass of boiling water, insisted until the solution reaches room temperature, drink, strain, before each meal;
- functions of the heart muscle, vascular wall, which means that the pressure improves lemon-honey drink: juice of 5 lemons, a pound of honey, 5 heads of garlic, crushed leftovers of 5 lemons insist for three days, drink 4 small spoons, once a day, half an hour before lunch
- ready-made herbal preparations from the pharmacy are used, having carefully read the composition and indications for use that are written on the package, without such data medicinal teas can be cons >
For high-pressure patients, doctors recommend a balanced diet with foods containing omega-3 or omega-6 acid, magnesium, potassium. Seafood, olive oil, seaweed, dried apricots, raisins, nuts, cottage cheese, liver, sea fish, wheat sprouts, bread with bran – can normalize the heart rate. It is necessary to exclude canned foods, convenience foods, smoked meats, pickles, all fried, carbonated drinks from food.
Sometimes, after a thorough examination, with the ineffectiveness of conservative therapy, a pacemaker may be recommended, which, when installed under the skin, will set the heart rate correct for the patient and stabilize the pressure. This possibility is provided by electrodes, brought to the chambers of the heart through blood vessels and connected to the subcutaneous part of the stimulator. An extreme case with complete blockade of the heart rhythm requires surgical correction.
It is possible to treat pathology only after the diagnosis of the whole organism, this makes it possible to determine the disease, the degree of damage to organs. Normalize blood pressure, as well as heart rate, using these drugs:
- If symptoms occur due to thrombosis, then doctors recommend using Coumadin and similar medicines. The drug is often used for inpatient treatment, since it is administered through a vein. The course of treatment is selected by the doctor.
- With frequent fainting, Inderal is prescribed.
- In case of severe dehydration, you need to drink more water, a solution of Regidron, as well as electrolytes are introduced into the blood.
- If the pressure decreases and the pulse rises due to blood loss, then this means that a transfusion should be done.
- When signs appear after taking medications, you just need to abandon them or replace them with analogues, this allows you to remove the negative consequences and normalize the general condition.
Still for treatment, agents that contain a lot of magnesium can be used. Such pills improve the work of the heart, strengthen its walls, due to which the pulse rate returns to normal, and the pressure will increase to the normal level.
Prophylaxis and prognosis
If a child has a genetic predisposition to hypotension and tachycardia, then it is important to adhere to preventive measures to prevent pathology. Prevention will be useful for already sick people and its basic rules are as follows:
- Completely abandon bad habits (alcohol abuse, smoking).
- Refuse to drink frequent coffee and consume caffeinated foods.
- Try not to burden the brain with work, protect yourself from stressful situations.
- Exercise more with moderate exercise. Activity has a positive effect on the heart, blood vessels and all health.
- To maintain vascular tone, you can use a contrast shower.
- Spend more time in the fresh air, walk for 20-30 minutes before bedtime.
- If the pressure often decreases, then dehydration is prohibited, in which case you should drink from 2 liters of fluid per day.
- If work and other types of employment constantly cause emotional stress, you can use sedatives or drink teas based on mint, motherwort, valerian.
- In the morning, take tonic drinks and add vitamins to them.
- Use ascorbic acid daily.
Despite the reasons for which the pressure decreases, and tachycardia appears, it is necessary to know the main signs of manifestation. Such knowledge will allow you to timely identify seizures, consult a doctor, get rid of the consequences. If the pressure is constantly low, and the pulse is high and you can’t stop the condition on your own, then you will urgently need to call an ambulance. Any delay can cost a life.
Using the described preventive measures, it will be possible to maintain the body in good shape, not to let pressure drop and increase the pulse. It is forbidden to use medicines and alternative methods of treatment on their own, they can aggravate the situation.
To normalize the pulse at home, without using medications, you can use the following tips from doctors:
Continuous, moderate exercise reduces heart rate and the risk of heart disease. Regular exercise has been proven to help reduce heart rate at home. Best for this are jogging, cycling, swimming and walking. You must train at least 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.
Food should contain a sufficient amount of calcium, potassium and magnesium. It is necessary to abandon excessive salt intake, as well as give preference to protein products. Whole grain cereals, dairy products, fruits, raisins, spinach, figs are useful. Folic acid must be added to the diet. All of these products support the health and strength of the heart.
This is one of the main ways to lower your heart rate at home. Reducing body weight to normal will necessarily lead to a decrease in heartbeat, as the heart will cease to experience a significant load.
Caffeine, contained not only in coffee, but also in black and even green tea, increases blood pressure and increases the pulse rate. Refusing daily use of these drinks will help to gradually reduce the pulse at home.
Smoking not only increases the risk of heart disease and hypertension, but is also accompanied by increased heart rate due to oxygen deficiency. In addition, a bad habit leads to a decrease in physical endurance and complicates physical education.
- Learn to deal with stress.
Nervous tension leads to excitation of the sympathetic nervous system, which accelerates the heart rhythm. If a person has a rapid pulse, at home it is enough for him to simply lie down, close his eyes and focus on a pleasant thought; You can do yoga exercises or breathing exercises. It helps to lower the pulse at home quickly and without tablets watching an interesting TV show about nature or an entertainment program. Interestingly, laughter leads to a reduction in heart rate.
- Sleep at least 7 hours a day
A full sleep within 7 to 8 hours normalizes the state of the nervous system. For snoring or sudden awakenings at night, consult a cardiologist and diagnose sleep apnea. This condition is accompanied by short-term respiratory arrest in a dream, serves as a risk factor for heart and endocrine diseases, and also does not give a person the opportunity to rest normally at night.
- Don’t give up chocolate
In small amounts, chocolate and cocoa reduce heart rate.
To reduce the likelihood of heart disease and other organs, strengthen the heart muscle, prevent the development of some arrhythmias, you can use recipes of alternative medicine. These funds will not help to quickly reduce the pulse, but they can help in the prevention of pathology.
A mixture of honey, walnuts, dried apricots and raisins is useful for the heart. It can be taken on a teaspoon 2 times a day. In ordinary tea, it is recommended to add blackcurrant and mint leaves, wild rose and hawthorn berries.
Author of the article: Practitioner Chubeiko V. O. Higher medical education (Omsk State Medical University with honors, academic degree: “Candidate of Medical Sciences”).