Orthostatic hypotension

What is Orthostatic hypotension?

A form of low blood pressure that occurs in a standing posture.

Questions and answers on "Orthostatic hypotension"

Almost every time I stand up, I seem to black out. My vision goes blurry, and I need to grip onto something so I don t fall. This seems to happen a...

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Hello and welcome to Healthcaremagic.com.

When a person stands up from sitting or lying down, the body must work to adjust to that change in...

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My wife had a heart valve transplant [a mechanical valve] as the old one did not close properly and that made her
prone to blacking out Now with a...

doctor1 MD

Hi and thanks for the query,

I thin your doctor did well to diagnose position dependent low blood pressure, other wise called orthostatic hypotension...

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having many episodes of severe chest pains, nausea, clammy yet all tests come back normal. i have a pacemaker, utonomic failure and orthostatic...

doctor1 MD

Hi thanks for asking question.
Here at few possibilities in your case.

1.You have put pacemaker.so first for chest pain heart condition has to be...

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Recent questions on  Orthostatic hypotension

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Hey, I m a 37 year old male on blood pressure meds, BP stays consistantly now around 130 s over 80 s. Recently having numbness in my left leg only,...

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My husband blood pressure, gets very high in the mornings. He also experiences light headiness & dizziness throughout the day. He is on Lisinopril...

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I think I have orthostatic hypotension but I am not sure. When I stand up I get the normal dizziness but my vision also fades to black for a few...

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I am 20 years old, and have Addison s Disease. Recently I have had rapid heart rate, orthostatic hypertension, petachie spots, fatigue, mood...

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Hi, I've been having a drop in BP when I go from sitting to standing and I feel like I'm on an elevator and very lightheaded when I stand up ....

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3rd time this week that this has happened. Comes on fast. I’m fine and then I’m white as a ghost,shaky, nauseous,and feel faint

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yes my husband is on three blood pressure medicines and his dr. refuses to know that he is losing weight and feels dizzy and light headness should...

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