Q: Dear Dr. Mao,
What can one do for hypotension? Books always mention hypertension but not hypotension, which gives me dizzy spells and is tiring.
A: Hypotension is often caused by a deficiency of blood volume, and you should first rule out anemia and other related conditions. Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine have shown efficacy in treating low blood pressure and the related symptoms you have described. I would suggest you contact an acupuncturist to discuss in detail.