Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

orthostatic hypotension in teenagers

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Banitt
32 years experience Cardiology
Hydrate: Orthostatic hypotension means a lowering of the blood pressure when standing upright. Assuming a teenager is normal and otherwise healthy, the best w ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Orthostatic hypotens: Pain in shoulders is not usually a symptom of orthostatic conditions unless you fall and injure the shoulder.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vernon Barton
52 years experience General Practice
You are correct: This is orthostatic hypotension, which in a young person usually indicates some degree of dehydration. This is much more likely if you are in a hot e ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Low BP with position: Your blood pressure supposes to go up a bit from laying to sitting to standing up to provide adequate pressure to get blood to your brain..With orthos ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Orthostatic hypotens: Lots of causes from dehydration, dysautonomia, poor venous tone, poor cardiac function thru others, need to work with your doctor to diagnose and trea ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Wearing sun glasses: Just kidding! dehydration, certain medications, or an imbalance in the autonomic nervous system (affects blood pressure and pulse), are common causes ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Fuehrer
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Stand Slowly: If you have orthostatic hypotension it can be caused by decreased blood volume or an inability of the nervous system to compensate for blood pressure ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
See below: Physiologic blood pressure elevation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Orthostatic hypotens: Lots of causes from dehydration, dysautonomia, poor venous tone, poor cardiac function thru others, need to work with your doctor to diagnose and trea ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
BP fall: When you stand up, your BP falls. This is normal, but when it's excessive, it may cause transient dizziness. There are many causes of oh which you can ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month