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Postural hypotension

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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
BP drop: Your BP (which will normally falls when changing position from recumbent to standing,) drops excessively.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
27 years experience Holistic Medicine
Low bp with standing: Postural hypotension is a drop in your blood pressure when you change positions. To help improve that your physician could change the time or type of ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen L Roth
47 years experience Internal Medicine
More salt & fluid: Decrease blood pressure medication and change positions more gradually.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Orthostatic hypotens: The significance has to do with the problems caused by dropping blood pressure with position change. This can be very problematic for people. See the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Dizziness: Dizziness and lightheartedness sometimes accompanied by an increase in heart rate.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Low on standing: Normally the blood pressure is actually slightly higher when you stand up. Autonomic nerves cause the blood vessels to constrict and slighly overshoot ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Postural hypotension: Try to sit down and keep hydrated -- sport drinks or chicken soup would work wonder in your case --.
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Dr. Sean MacKenzie
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dizziness: Postural hypotension means low blood pressure when changing position, such as going from lying down to sitting or standing. It can cause feelings of ... Read More
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Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
That depends: Almost anyone can get a drop in blood pressure when standing up suddenly if he or she is dehydrated at the time (for example, if it's a warm day and y ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David H. Katz
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Low blood pressure: Postural hypotension describes a phenomenon that occurs in some people -- usually otherwise healthy -- in which after they rise from either a prone, ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : Exactly. Your blood pressure will drop and heart rate will increase when you stand up suddenly. That is the definition of postural hypotension. Dehydr ... Read More
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