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What Are Treatment Options For Orthostatic Hypotension In An Elderly Male
Hypotension is also known as Low blood pressure. 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
Male 22. When i stand my sys blood pressure drops by 22 then a few seconds later is back to normal. Is it orthostatic hypotension?
Normal Heart: That is normal and of no concern. ...Read more
Orthostatic hypotension. I put table salt in a pint of water a few times a day and drink it. Can i overdose and die from the salt? Male 22.
Is there any treatment for orthostatic hypotension besides standing up slow and drinking plenty of water. I am not having success at all. ?
Depends on cause: Orthostatic hypotension (bp falls when standing up) can be caused by medications, dehydration, or problems with blood pressure regulation. There are many strategies that can be used to alleviate the symptoms, including several types of medications. You should speak to a cardiologist about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had orthostatic hypotension for at least 5 years now and I'm 16 and didn't know what it was until recently. should I go to my doctor?
It is a good idea to: have a general doctor at your age but treatment of orthostatic hypotension in the absence of disabling symptoms is primarily through diet (increased salt intake and good hydration) and use of support stockings. Your doctor might reassure you or refer you to an Electrophysiologist with more experience and question answering ability. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with orthostatic hypotension about 6 years ago. Lately i've been experiencing more often dizziness, headaches, and vision going black.
What is used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?
I was diagnosed with Orthostatic Hypotension 2 years ago but I never had a table tilt test. Should I trust the doctor or look for a second opinion?
Orthostatic hypotension.when I stand up i go blind. Several times, my whole body has twitched. failed table tilt test, as well. low bp & high hr. HELP?
Postural hypotension is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is adequate when he is lying down (or sitting down), but the pressure drops when he stands up, so he gets dizzy as he is standing up. Postural hypotension can be from dehydration, not drinking enough when exercising, blood staying in the legs after sitting ...Read more
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