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orthostatic

[¦ȯr·thə¦stad·ik]
(medicine)
Pertaining to or caused by standing upright.
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Orthostatic hypotension predicts mortality in elderly men: the Honolulu Heart Program.
The symptoms of orthostatic intolerance also overlap with those of chronic fatigue syndrome.
Clinical analysis and follow-up study of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in 28 pediatric cases (in Chinese).
Scores of nine or higher suggest orthostatic intolerance.
Any subject with a case history of initial orthostatic hypotension or any orthopedic problem or inconvenience for squatting was excluded from the study.
The most common causes of orthostatic hypotension are not neurologic in origin, (9) but rather involve medications, hypovolemia, and impaired autonomic reflexes.
Orthostatic blood pressure values showed a blood pressure of 123/77 lying down and 80/52 when standing.
There are several definitions of orthostatic hypotension; however, the literature suggests a decrease of 20 mm HG systolic or 10 mm Hg diastolic within three minutes of standing.
10) A separate South African study compared the orthostatic response of 16 paired, healthy white and black volunteers and found that at 80[degrees] tilt, black patients did not demonstrate a significant increase in systolic blood pressure, while rises in systolic and diastolic pressure and in heart rate were seen in their white counterparts.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 19, 2016-NASA, BSN collaborate on solution for orthostatic intolerance
A You may be experiencing orthostatic (postural) hypotension.