orthostatic hypotension

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Noun1.orthostatic hypotension - low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
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Besides female gender, other risk factors for CVI include older age, pregnancy, family history of venous disorders, obesity, and professional environments that require prolonged orthostasis (5,6).
Diabetic cardiac autonomic neuropathy leads to defect in vascular dynamics with features such as orthostasis, postural hypotension, exercise intolerance, and increased incidence of silent myocardial infarction.
Quetiapine is also less likely to exacerbate motor symptoms compared with other SGAs but has the potential to increase the risk of falls, and orthostasis, and carries a considerable anticholinergic burden.
Vital signs on admission revealed a blood pressure of 163/98 mmHg without orthostasis, respiration rate of 19, heart rate of 87 beats per minute, and a temperature of 98.2[degrees] F.
(49) Athletes should take note of signs and symptoms of inadequate hydration: dark colored urine or lack of urine production, headache, lightheadedness, or evidence of orthostasis ("head-rush" or light headedness upon standing from a laying or seated position).
In a different study, the same group (i.e., the group of the mental stress study) also showed that HRA increased significantly during orthostasis and that GI was more sensitive to the stimulus [37].
In another approach, we prescribed a vasodilating agent, the long-acting calcium antagonist diltiazem 200 mg once daily, through which claudication symptoms were well controlled and blood pressure remained within normal range (24 h measurement: average 110/80 mmHg) without any symptoms of orthostasis. During 2-year follow-up, she experienced no side effects and was able to continue her work as a fire fighter and spinning instructor.
Cooke, "Hyperventilation before resistance exercise: Cerebral hemodynamics and orthostasis," Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, vol.
Rather, the issues of uncontrolled postoperative nausea, orthostasis, and pain control were the biggest reasons for delayed discharge from the fast track pathway and for emergency room visits in the first few weeks after same day TJA surgery.
Further, the suffering due to the stress of the people, in particular the working community, in India, obviously causes majority number of people suffering from hypertension, orthostasis and vascular diseases.
(23) An aerobic exercise regimen of walking or stair climbing 30 to 45 minutes/day 3 days/week for 6 months was shown to eliminate symptoms of orthostasis on tilt table testing in elderly patients with cardiac deconditioning, as opposed to chronic autonomic failure.