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What would cause postural hypotension triggered by heat in healthy 15 yr old girl. not dehydrated, good diet, slim, exercise reg. Deficiency? Vitamin?

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Dr. Gloria Lopez
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In brief: Orthostatic

Postural hypotension occurs when something interrupts the body's natural process of counteracting low blood pressure.
Occasional dizziness or lightheadedness may be relatively minor — mild dehydration, low blood sugar, or too much time in the sun or a hot tub. It may also happen when you stand after sitting for a long time, (class, concert, church). If only occasional, not cause for concern.

In brief: Orthostatic

Postural hypotension occurs when something interrupts the body's natural process of counteracting low blood pressure.
Occasional dizziness or lightheadedness may be relatively minor — mild dehydration, low blood sugar, or too much time in the sun or a hot tub. It may also happen when you stand after sitting for a long time, (class, concert, church). If only occasional, not cause for concern.
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