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orthostatic

[¦ȯr·thə¦stad·ik]
(medicine)
Pertaining to or caused by standing upright.
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Again, the results only apply to these regular, significant delayed orthostatic hypotension events - so there's no need to panic that every wave of light-headedness indicates a serious problem.
Headaches of various types, including migraine and orthostatic headaches, have been reported in POTS (5, 8-10).
They may cause orthostatic hypotension, constipation and flushing (all of which may be exacerbated by the use of opioid analgesics), nausea (which may be exacerbated by the use of NSAIDs) and shortness of breath and nasal congestion (which may be problematic with the use of nitrous oxide/ oxygen).
Natural history and syndromic associations of orthostatic tremor: a review of 41 patients.
Approximately 3 weeks after discharge, the patient was seen in the emergency room of an outside hospital complaining of an orthostatic headache and cervical pain for 24 hours.
Orthostatic headache is the prototypical manifestation of SIH but various other headache syndromes have also been reported, for example migrainous, tension and non-specific headaches (3).
Prevention and treatment strategies developed for astronauts may also hold promise for elderly populations on Earth who experience orthostatic hypotension more than any other age group.
Through my study I investigated the relationship between fatigue and orthostatic hypotension by assessing the levels among the patients who took part.
Sodium returned to normal without requiring fluid restriction; however, there was no improvement in orthostatic hypotension, despite normal cardiac findings.
FDA's Complete Response Letter for droxidopa as a possible orthostatic hypotension treatment highlights importance of Shire's commitment to complete additional trials to verify and describe the clinical benefit of midodrine
Diabetes increases the risk of hypertension and orthostatic hypotension, and also raises the risk of cardiovascular death during heat waves and during episodes of high pollution.