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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The women who presented sequelae of neuromusculoskeletal diseases, arthritis, uncorrected vision problems, and postural hypertension and reported the continuous use of sedatives, antidepressants, and hypnotics were not included in the study.
Elderly patients are very sensitive to certain drugs; hence one should be careful of postural hypertension. In pregnant women he suggested the use of methyldopa and nifidipine.
I have a condition called postural hypertension, which causes my body to seize up if I have been pushing myself too hard.