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Why do I get hypotension and giddiness ?

I had fever and headache and was diagnosed to be aseptic meningitis in the infectious disease hospital. they did pcr and did not find out finaly what is causing the meningitis, after one month i was sent home and now i have this problem of gidiness when ever i get up, now the doctors are treating this with gutron, why do i get hypotension and giddiness? how long it will take for this hypotension to go?
Fri, 16 Oct 2009
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hypotension is just a symptom..which denotes that there is reduced blood volume in the body...so it is better u meet a doctor to evaluate the cause of hypotension...but it can be treated by increasing water and salt intake*, increasing intake of caffeinated beverages because caffeine constricts blood so take more coffee
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hypotension refers to an abnormally low blood pressure, hypotension is the opposite of hypertension which is high blood pressure. its understood as a physiologic state not disease.
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It is quite not good to have low blood pressure, some times suddely you may fall and have some kind of injuries, so you need to ab careful. Take more of salt in the food this will help to increase your blood pressure
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You may be exhausted. You need to check your blood pressure frequently. Also take more of salt to increase the Blood pressure. For your giddiness ssee a physician

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