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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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 19, 2019-: Global Orthostatic Hypotension Drugs Market by Product & Geography (2019-2023)
Release date- 08082019 - Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College have shown in the largest study to-date that vitamin D is not associated with low blood pressure on standing (orthostatic hypotension) in older adults.
Theravance Biopharma reported new data from the company's Phase 2 clinical trial of ampreloxetine in patients with neurogenic orthostatic hypotension in an oral presentation at the 32nd European Neurology Congress.
Orthostatic hypotension is the technical term for a temporary drop in blood pressure when a person stands up after sitting or lying down because blood rushes to the feet, away from the brain.
This decision was informed by three new Addyi alcohol interaction studies which demonstrated no syncope or orthostatic hypotension requiring medical attention.
Blood pressure was routinely taken in lying and sitting posture and if possible in standing posture to bring out orthostatic hypotension. Respiratory function was assessed at bedside using breath-holding time, single breath count, chest expansion, Litten's phenomenon.
My doctor diagnosed me with orthostatic hypotension. He told me I am dehydrated.
They could include orthostatic hypotension, anticholinergic adverse effects, QT prolongation, platelet aggregation effects, and venous thromboembolism.
Orthostatic hypotension. Orthostatic vitals are recommended initially in all patients with dizziness, although these may be normal in patients with orthostatic hypotension.17 A diagnosis of orthostatic hypotension can be made with systolic blood pressure decreases of 20 mm Hg or diastolic pressure decreases of [greater than or equal to]10 mm Hg within 3 minutes of standing.
Orthostatic hypotension may be a risk factor for dementia.