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Orthostatic intolerance

Orthostatic intolerance: Introduction

Orthostatic intolerance: A condition where various symptoms occur when a person moves to an upright position such as standing after sitting down or sitting up after lying down. It is due to problems with blood flow, blood pressure and heart rate. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Orthostatic intolerance is available below.

Symptoms of Orthostatic intolerance

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Causes of Orthostatic intolerance

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Disease Topics Related To Orthostatic intolerance

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Orthostatic intolerance: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Orthostatic intolerance

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Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare...read more »

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Orthostatic intolerance: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Orthostatic intolerance

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Orthostatic intolerance is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Orthostatic intolerance, or a subtype of Orthostatic intolerance, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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