Orthostatic Hypotension (Postural Hypotension)

About- Orthostatic hypotension also known as postural hypotension is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs when we stand up quickly from a lying or sitting position.
 
Symptoms-
Orthostatic hypotension Blurred vision
Orthostatic hypotension Confusion
Orthostatic hypotension Dizziness and lightheadedness upon standing up
Orthostatic hypotension Fainting (syncope)
Orthostatic hypotension Headache
Orthostatic hypotension Nausea
Orthostatic hypotension Palpitations
Orthostatic hypotension Weakness
 
Causes-
Orthostatic hypotension A drop in blood volume (hypovolemia)
Orthostatic hypotension Alcoholism
Orthostatic hypotension Anemia
Orthostatic hypotension Dehydration
Orthostatic hypotension Diabetes
Orthostatic hypotension Drug abuse use while taking blood pressure medications
Orthostatic hypotension Endocrine problems
Orthostatic hypotension Heart attack 
Orthostatic hypotension Heart valve disease
Orthostatic hypotension Hot weather
Orthostatic hypotension Nervous system disorders
Orthostatic hypotension Older age
Orthostatic hypotension Parkinson’s disease
Orthostatic hypotension Pregnancy
Orthostatic hypotension Prolonged immobility
Orthostatic hypotension Side effects of certain medications including blood pressure and antidepressants medicines
Orthostatic hypotension Thyroid disorder
Orthostatic hypotension Using diuretics
 
Specialists to visit
Cardiologist Cardiologist

Cardiologist Neurologist
Cardiologist General Physician

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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