Generally, normal blood pressure of a person falls in the range of 90/60 mmHg to 120/80 mmHg. Low blood pressure is a condition in which the blood pressure of a person is lower than the normal BP levels. When the blood pressure is low, there is insufficient flow of blood in the body.
Low blood flow means low deliverance of oxygen and nutrients to vital organs such as the brain, heart, and kidney. In such a case, the first organ to malfunction is the brain. And when the blood pressure falls too low, all the organs of the body start malfunctioning and may get damaged permanently.
I am now in week 28 of my pregnancy. I started at the beginning of week 25 of my pregnancy to get quite a bad headache in the left front of my head. I have not prior to the stent operation had headaches to any noticeable degree. I had quite a lot of severe headache immediately after the stent surgery which I'll take as the 100% at worst level. I also continued to have sharp pain in the left side of the neck behind the jaw, close to where the stents are. When I press the area I notice a sharp pain. I also have aching muscles in the left neck and shoulder area. The headache and neck pain have been present throughout week 25, 26, 27 and 28. I continued through week 25,26, 27 and 28 to have very bad night spasms which kept me awake sometimes until 4 or 5am. The spasms have been the worst that I have ever experienced with both legs suffering, whereas formerly mainly the right leg suffered. At the beginning of week 25 I developed a brand new but minor deficit affecting my left hand which had a mild twitch for about 3 days. A brand new deficit is a sign that I have had a relapse. My left arm seems quite a bit weaker as well when lifting weights but that could be the pain in the shoulder/neck. The nose bleed became less liquid during week 26 and resumed its post-December pattern of slow seepage through weeks 27 to 28. I wonder if the veins in my brain are as weak as the veins in my nose! At the beginning of week 27 my BP went up to 98 over 56. The left leg motor dysfunction is now only noticeable when exercising on the cross trainer and is mild. The spasticity is much like it was before the stent operation and the walking is worse. My right leg has been feeling colder than usual especially towards the foot. I think I must have had a mild relapse. The sensory deficit in the face/torso has been mild and now virtually absent. Likewise the sensory deficit in the left leg has been very unnoticeable. The phosphenes have appeared quite a bit on various days and then disappeared again. The shoulder spasms have been virtually absent. The swallowing has improved and the bowel is manageable. The bladder is behaving much as before.
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