postural hypotension


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Related to postural hypotension: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
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Noun1.postural hypotension - low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
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9-Alpha-fluorohydrocortisone in the treatment of postural hypotension in diabetic autonomic neuropathy.
On the other hand, patients with history of recent head or neck injury, patients with cardiovascular disorders like ischemic heart disease, hypertension, carotid artery stenosis or postural hypotension, severe cervical spondylosis and patients with continuous spontaneous excluded from this study.
His bradykinesia, rigidity, intention tremor and postural hypotension continued to progress despite escalating doses of Sinemet (Carbidopalevodopa), Mirapex (Pramipexole), and Symmetrel (Amantadine).
History of postural hypotension and retrograde ejaculation (in sexually active patients) was specifically taken at each visit.
Answers to questions about postural hypotension, excessive thirst, and statins
It could be: Postural hypotension, when the blood from your legs, under the force of gravity, fails to return to your heart.
For this reason, I usually now start with the 10-mg nonsustained form, and warn about things like headache, dizziness, postural hypotension, and fainting," she said.
For this reason, I usually now start with the 10mg nonsustained form, and warn about things like headache, dizziness, postural hypotension, and fainting," she said.
Over and above these possible causes, about 20 percent of adults over age 65 are susceptible to a certain type of low blood pressure called postural hypotension.
Small volume tachycardia (110 beats/min) with postural hypotension (supine blood pressure 90/50 mmHg, sitting blood pressure 70/40 mmHg) was noted on cardiovascular examination.
The most frequent side effects of bortezomib are fatigue, hematologic toxicity with cytopenias, and peripheral neuropathy, whereas postural hypotension and hypo-natremia are less common late side effects (1), (2).
Increased risk of falls and falls-related injury in the aging general population include weakness, poor balance, poor gait, poor vision, limited mobility, cognitive impairment, poor physical function, and postural hypotension (16,43).