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Doctor insights on: Maternal Hypotension Syndrome

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I think there might be a genetic link. My (maternal) aunt and I both have pretty severe postural hypotension (fainting occasionally).?

I think there might be a genetic link. My (maternal) aunt and I both have pretty severe postural hypotension (fainting occasionally).?

You are correct: A genetic defect resulting in low aldosterone could be found in genetically related people. Low aldosterone results in low sodium, and low sodium results in low volume, and low volume results in low blood pressure. Standing will result in less than needed blood pressure to keep the brain alert. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hypotension (Definition)

Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more


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What's the best medecin for hta that doesn't cause orthostatique hypotension and peripheral neuropathie at the same time good for raynaud syndrome?

What's the best medecin for hta that doesn't cause orthostatique hypotension and peripheral neuropathie at the same time good for raynaud syndrome?

Ca Channel Blocker: Calcium channel blockers are used for hypertension, but also can help raynaud's because they dilate arteries. A common one is the generic, amlodipine. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about postural hypotension tachycardic syndrome? Do you always notice low BP when sitting? Most significant signs/sx?

What can you tell me about postural hypotension tachycardic syndrome? Do you always notice low BP when sitting? Most significant signs/sx?

Many: There not enough space to answer your question in a meaningful way. Please read the following and if you have specific questions, please ask again
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/postural_orthostatic_tachycardia_syndrome. ...Read more

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How does cfs relate to other illnesses such as fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivities, gulf war syndrome, neurally mediated hypotension, Lyme disease, and candida?

How does cfs relate to other illnesses such as fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivities, gulf war syndrome, neurally mediated hypotension, Lyme disease, and candida?

Simply put...: The underlying theme describes a constellation of signs and symptoms that we have absolutely no clear, concise idea how it biologically works, how to effectively treat it, and how to address its neuro-psychiatric effects, unfortunately, it is this ambiguity that is being exploited by some quacks, to spread misinformation about each of the diagnoses mentioned (and it's not exhaustive). ...Read more

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Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Syndrome, Low blood pressure, allergic to almonds, figs, dates, sunflowers, constantly cold. Forget to eat, rarity of this?

Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Syndrome, Low blood pressure, allergic to almonds, figs, dates, sunflowers, constantly cold. Forget to eat, rarity of this?

Marcus Gunn Jaw: Winking Syndrome - there have been about 300 cases reported in medical literature. It is rare. REF: https://rarediseases. Org/rare-diseases/marcus-gunn-phenomenon/ ...Read more

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Can a low vitamin d (20) make POTS syndrome and low blood pressure, fatigue more difficult to manage?

Can a low vitamin d (20) make POTS syndrome and low blood pressure, fatigue more difficult to manage?

VDD and POTS: A specific association is unclear. However, there are many systemic effects of low Vitamin D levels, including effects on the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAS) which affects blood pressure. Regardless, given the many known (and unknown) deleterious effects of Vitamin D deficiency, treatment to replete low Vitamin D levels is advised. ...Read more

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I am 60 plus & suffer from hypothyroidism, low blood pressure, Rheumatoid arthritis, Irritable bowl syndrome. What should I do.?

I am 60 plus & suffer from hypothyroidism, low blood pressure, Rheumatoid arthritis, Irritable bowl syndrome. What should I do.?

Go see your GP: Since you live in India, go see your GP can most likely handle your general issues and refer as appropriate to specialists like Rheumatologist, Gastroenterologist, etc. Hypothyroidism is pretty easy to treat. Low blood pressure is a bit trickier and may need Cardiologist input if feeling lightheaded, dizzy, faint or weak. ...Read more

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How do I tell when my hypotension is gone?

How do I tell when my hypotension is gone?

Home solutions: If your dizziness is related to blood pressure fluctuations during your pregnancy, you can monitor them at home with a simple wrist blood pressure monitor available at many pharmacies & durable medical supply stores. (got one for $20) discuss your specific desired BP range with your OB doctor & keep a diary of events to share with the dr at visits. ...Read more

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How can I tell when my hypotension is gone?

BP is normal: When you don't feel dizzy or woozie with standing/ or rising from a sitting or lying position and your blood pressure is normal at rest. You can check it at many pharmacies, the fire department, if you have an automatic blood pressure cuff at home, or at your physician's office. ...Read more

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How can I know when my hypotension is gone?

Symptoms/measure: Pts that experience hypotension especially orthostatic hypotesion, have distinct set of symptoms. They feel sweaty, nauseated, their vision blurrs, and sometimes may even faint. If you are not experiencing these symptoms then doubt your having significant hypotesion. A home blood pressure cuff can be helpful. Chk your BP lying, sitting, and standing. ...Read more

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Can someone be born with hypotension?

Hypotension: This is a broad question. Can someone be hypotensive at birth? Yes. As an infant/toddler/child? Yes. Hypotension has many causes including infection, blood loss, orthostatic hypotension - especially during pregnancy, etc. A BP of 95/60 is normal and others who would feel ill. If you would be more specific about the circumstances, there are narrower answer. Hypotension can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Why are headaches associated with hypotension?

Why are headaches associated with hypotension?

Headaches &hypotensi: Low BP can cause headaches, is due to changes in the BP of your head occur dramatically. If you bend over and suddenely move upright you may feel pain in your head. Once you get trggered with that you get like any other headache
headaches are more common when BP is very high. ...Read more

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What causes hypotension and what are the symptoms? Do you just faint?

What causes hypotension and what are the symptoms? Do you just faint?

Hypotension: There are many causes of hypotension from dehydration to bleeding or an overwhelming infection or sepsis. Often people with significant hypotension can pass out so the first treatment is to lay the patient flat in order to keep the blood going to the brain. Also patients are given lots of fluids to expand the volume. ...Read more

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What are treatments for hypotension?

Depends on cause: In surgical practice the 2 most common causes of hypotension are fluid/volume depletion (e.g. Dehydration) and acute blood loss. These can be treated by the administration of intravenous fluids and blood transfusions respectively. ...Read more

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Do people with hypotension donate blood?

Do people with hypotension donate blood?

Absolutey Not: Hypotension indicates that your body has low blood pressure from a variety of different reasons such as low blood volume, infectious or cardiac issues. If you donate blood, you are further depleting you blood pressure that can lead to dangerous events like fainting, heart attacks and veen death. ...Read more

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Heard I will live to old age hypotension?

More likely?: The lower the blood pressure, the lower the risk of circulatory disease. Low bps do not protect you from cancer, accident, or serious infection! Lbps associated with lower risk fdor alzheimer's other risk factors being equal. ...Read more

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Is hypertension or hypotension more common?

Hypertension: Hypertension is elevated blood pressure from a variety of causes, but particularly aging, obesity, poor diet, etc all make it worse or start younger. Since these are many of the hallmarks of the modern lifestyle (well, aging comes with all lifestyles), hypertension is much more common. Hypotension (low blood pressure) can come from the wrong dose of blood pressure meds, or some heart problems. ...Read more

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What is the pathophysiology of hypotension?

Many: Hypotension or low blood pressure can happen for a variety of reasons. Acute illness (i.e. Sepsis), adrenal gland insufficiency, overmedication, heart failure are just a few of the many reasons for low blood pressure. Additional causes can be volume depletion (orthostasis), or a variety of neurocardiogenic causes such as pots or similar. ...Read more

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What is the urgent treatment of hypotension?

ER: Some common things that might be done are: lay down, legs up, and IV fluids. Identify cause and treat that. Urgent treatment for hypotension would be to go to the emergency room. Really need more information to know best treatment. ...Read more

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Could senega ammonia be taken with hypotension?

Depends: It is contraindicated in cardiac conditions, so if one truly has significant hypotension, it would depend on the reason for and the severity of the hypotension.
A lower than average blood pressure can be a sign of significant disease or may indeed be normal and not a problem. ...Read more

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What is the reason for a patient's hypotension?

What is the reason for a patient's hypotension?

Hypotension: Hypotension implies a decreased peripheral vascular resistance, decreased intravascular volume and/or inadequate cardiac force generation in systole. Normal pressure has adequate amounts of all these to result in a normal pressure range. Decrease in one or all contributes to hypotension. ...Read more

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Can tremors & othostatic hypotension be related?

Rarely: Shy-drager syndrome is a rare disorder causes progressive damage to the autonomic nervous system which controls involuntary functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, breathing and digestion. This condition can be associated with muscle tremors, slow movement, poor coordination and speech, and incontinence, its main characteristic is severe orthostatic hypotension, high blood pressure when flat. ...Read more

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How does cfs relate to neurally mediated hypotension?

Unclear: There may be an association between chronic fatigue syndrome and neurally mediated hypotension but the literature is conflicting and the mechanism and relationship is not clear. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Low Blood Pressure (Definition)

Also called hypotension, this occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. This means the heart, brain, and other parts of the body do ...Read more