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Chronic orthostatic hypotension

Chronic orthostatic hypotension: Introduction

Chronic orthostatic hypotension: an excessive drop in blood pressure when the patient stands up causing light-headedness or dizziness. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension

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Chronic orthostatic hypotension: Symptom Checker

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Chronic orthostatic hypotension: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Chronic orthostatic hypotension

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Chronic orthostatic hypotension: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Chronic orthostatic hypotension

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Chronic orthostatic hypotension: Related Rare Diseases

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Chronic orthostatic hypotension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension

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How Common are these Causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Chronic orthostatic hypotension. Of the 15 causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 14 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Chronic orthostatic hypotension:

The following list of conditions have 'Chronic orthostatic hypotension' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Chronic orthostatic hypotension based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Chronic orthostatic hypotension:

    Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)

    Symptoms related to Chronic orthostatic hypotension:

    Shy Drager syndrome (1 cause), Hypovolemia (19 causes), Addison's disease, Antidepressants, Ehlers Danlos syndrome (2 causes), Anemia (926 causes), Prolonged bed rest, Tricyclic antidepressants

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