postural hypotension


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Related to postural hypotension: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
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Synonyms for postural hypotension

low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up

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There were no reports of postural hypotension in the silodosin arm; however, 3 events of postural hypotension were recorded in the tamsulosin arm.
Many people experience mild postural hypotension lasting a second or two when they stand up quickly and the body adjusts to the position change, but it's usually no reason for alarm.
Postural hypotension occurs in 10% of patients treated with bortezomib and is associated with dehydration, concomitant anti-hypertensive treatment, and/or autonomic neuropathy 141.
There is a high degree of syncope among the patients (40) with dialysis treatment-related postural hypotension.
Within minutes, the Governor was taken to the nearby Lokmanya Hospital at Nigdi, where Dr Shrikrishna Joshi said he suffered from postural hypotension.
They used pharmacologic treatment as a measure of other symptoms, including constipation, postural hypotension, depression, and hallucinations.
Many antihypertensive medications produce significant morbidity--even mortality--because of side effects, including postural hypotension, bradycardia, and other arrhythmias, and metabolic disturbances--all of which are more common in the elderly.
In this work we present a patient with a recent established autonomic neuropathy evident with postural hypotension which in turn generates neuropsychiatric symptoms.
For instance, some people who suffer from faints and dizzy spells when they stand up quickly, known as postural hypotension, could have poor brain blood flow linked to underlying inner ear problems, he said.
Are there episodes of angina, palpitations, postural hypotension, or amaurosis fugax?
Other symptoms: Body temperature disturbance, dizziness, vertigo, postural hypotension, sensitivity to light and noise.
Patients with symptomatic anemia, postural hypotension, or lightheadedness should avoid prolonged standing poses and move slowly when transitioning between positions.
include such topics as breathing and the nervous system, postural hypotension, neurological complications of cardiac arrest, paraneoplastic syndromes involving the nervous system, and diabetes and the nervous system.