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Disease Hypotension, Orthostatic

Name Hypotension, Orthostatic
Synonyms Hypotension, Postural | Orthostatic Hypotension | Postural Hypotension
Definition A significant drop in BLOOD PRESSURE after assuming a standing position. Orthostatic hypotension is a finding, and defined as a 20-mm Hg decrease in systolic pressure or a 10-mm Hg decrease in diastolic pressure 3 minutes after the person has risen from supine to standing. Symptoms generally include DIZZINESS, blurred vision, and SYNCOPE.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D007024

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Hypotension, Orthostatic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Idiopathic orthostatic hypotension
  Orthostatic Hypotensive Disorder, Streeten Type