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Orthostatic Hypotension

How To Cure Orthostatic Hypotensio

About

In this disease blood pressure falls significantly when you stand up quickly.

It is very common amongst older people, affecting approximately 18 percent of those over 65. [1]

- Requires medical treatment
- Requires blood test, stress test, electrocardiograph, and other lab tests to diagnose it
- Can be acute and chronic
- Can happen to both, men and women

Orthostatic Hypotension is also called as Postural Hypotension. It can make you feel dizzy and cause fainting. It is usually caused by dehydration or lengthy bed rest.

Age Affected: Generally happens to people of an old age.

Symptoms

- Feeling lightheaded or dizzy after standing up
- Blurry vision
- Weakness
- Fainting (syncope)
- Confusion
- Nausea

Treatment

Self-Care: Lifestyle changes like drinking enough water, avoiding alcohol and overheating, crossing legs when sitting and standing up slowly might be recommended by your doctor.Also, he might suggest you increase your salt intake in case you have low blood pressure.

Medications: Your doctor would prescribe you with medicines like antibiotics and antibodies to treat orthostatic hypertension.

Specialists: Consult a doctor if the symptoms are evident and the condition worsens. At mfine, we provide accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plans for all health concerns under a team of qualified doctors.

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