shock

Shock

Shock is the state of insufficient blood flow to the tissues of the body as a result of problems with the circulatory system. Initial symptoms of shock may include weakness, fast heart rate, fast breathing, sweating, anxiety, and increased thirst. This may be followed by confusion, unconsciousness, or cardiac arrest, as complications worsen.

Your body experiences shock when you don’t have enough blood circulating through your system to keep organs and tissues functioning properly.

There are many types of shock. They fall under four main categories, based on what has affected the flow of blood. The four major types are:

  • obstructive
  • cardiogenic
  • distributive
  • hypovolemic

What are the signs and symptoms of shock?

If you go into shock, you may experience one or more of the following:

  • rapid, weak, or absent pulse
  • irregular heartbeat
  • rapid, shallow breathing
  • lightheadedness
  • cool, clammy skin
  • dilated pupils
  • lackluster eyes
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • confusion
  • anxiety
  • decrease in urine
  • thirst and dry mouth
  • low blood sugar
  • loss of consciousness

Anything that affects the flow of blood through your body can cause shock. Some causes of shock include:

  • severe allergic reaction
  • significant blood loss
  • heart failure
  • blood infections
  • dehydration
  • poisoning
  • burns
shock

Treat shock with essential oils

Massage the body before sleep with the following:

Lemon 3 drops
Geranium2 drops
Lavender1 drop

Dilute 3–4 drops in 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of carrier oil.

Other Essential Oils That Could Be Used to Treat This Condition: chamomile roman, peppermint,
rosemary, *valerian (Valeriana officinalis), *rose otto (Rosa damascena), *neroli (Citrus aurantium),
*palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii), *basil linalol (Ocimum basilicum ct. linalool), *orange, sweet (Citrus
sinensis)

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