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During postural hypotension, will I have a fainting feeling when i suddenly stand up?

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Dr. Rajiva Goyal
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Postural hypotension is defined as BP dropping when someone stands up or even sits up.
At your age postural hypotension is unusual. Occurs more in older individuals or patients with neuropathy. You should see an ep doctor as you might need a tilt table test.

In brief: Yes

Postural hypotension is defined as BP dropping when someone stands up or even sits up.
At your age postural hypotension is unusual. Occurs more in older individuals or patients with neuropathy. You should see an ep doctor as you might need a tilt table test.
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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Dr. Thomas Alfreda jr
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hypotension

Typical orthostatic hypotension occurs 3-5 minutes between change of position.
This is a serious medical condition, please following up with your physician.

In brief: Hypotension

Typical orthostatic hypotension occurs 3-5 minutes between change of position.
This is a serious medical condition, please following up with your physician.
Dr. Thomas Alfreda jr
Dr. Thomas Alfreda jr
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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Family Medicine

In brief: 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. Dehydration , anemia, and certain medications can cause it.

In brief: 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. Dehydration , anemia, and certain medications can cause it.
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
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