Postprandial hypotension causes some people to fall, others to faint.
In most people, postprandial hypotension stems from aging-related changes that interfere with the body's ability to respond quickly to sudden changes in blood pressure.
While this sensitivity issue accounts for the lion's share of postprandial hypotensiveness, some people are genetically predisposed to postprandial hypotension.
SAN ANTONIO -- Acarbose is a novel effective therapy for postprandial hypotension in patients with autonomic failure, Dr.
Postprandial hypotension is a common condition, particularly in the elderly, in whom it is an important cause of syncope and falls.