Disease Information for Orthostatic hypotension

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chronic hypotension
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Exertional syncope/presyncope
Low Blood Pressure
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Postural Hypotension Non-neural
Presyncope
Acute ataxia
Altered mental status Mental status change
Dizziness/Dizzy
Drop attacks
Lightheadedness/giddyness/spacey
Staggering Gait
Sudden unconsciousness
Vertigo
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Dyspnea/upright position/platypnea
Collapse/Prostration
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Episodic symptoms/events
Falling
Falling/in the elderly/complaint
Fatigue Tiredness in Elderly
Spells/Episodes of weakness
Weakness
Weakness/wooziness/standing quickly
Amaurosis fugats/transient blindness-vision loss
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Dimming vision/acute
Fleeting Blindness
Transient Blindness One Eye
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Sensitive to Diuretics Thiazide (Low K)
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Anorexia nervosa
Patient/Phenothiazine treated
Patient/Prolonged immobilization/status
Patient/Anemia
Patient/Diabetic/autonomic disorder
Patient/Quadriplegic
Patient/Dialysis shunt/hemodialysis
Population Group
Aged Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Elderly Aged
Population/Seventies Adult
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
ANS/Non-invasive ANS monitor [ANSAR] abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Addison's disease
Epilepsy
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypotension
Orthostatic hypotension syndrome
Orthostatic syncope Hypotension
Syncope, vasovagal
Syncope/Fainting
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Hypothyroidism
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CNS-Systemic Vertigo
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Haloperidol (Haldol)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Ephedrine
RX/Erythropoetin (Epogen)
RX/Midodrine (Proamatine)
RX/Salt tablets
RX/Sympathomimetic
Other Treatments
TX/Lying down
TX/Position patient/Head low
Definition

A drop in blood pressure upon standing or after standing motionless in a static position.

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