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A 47-year-old male asked about a 66-year-old female:

70 year old female suffering from orthostatic hypotension pcp has changed bp meds. patient has been advised to do physical activity but due to osteoarthritis her activity is limited. patient wants to walk alone in park even doctor did not recom?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Check BP SITTING, standing and after going up and down on toes 10 times. 2x a day or when dizzy. Keep diary of symptoms, BP eating time and med time.
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