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Orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension: Introduction

Orthostatic hypotension: also known as postural hypotension. See detailed information below for a list of 55 causes of Orthostatic hypotension, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Orthostatic hypotension:

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

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Common Causes of Orthostatic hypotension

Home Diagnostic Testing and Orthostatic hypotension

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Causes of Types of Orthostatic hypotension:

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Orthostatic hypotension: Symptom Checker

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Orthostatic hypotension Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Orthostatic hypotension:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Orthostatic hypotension as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Orthostatic hypotension:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Orthostatic hypotension as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Olanzapine and Ritonavir interaction
  • Thiazide Diuretic and Alcohol interaction
  • Bendroflumethiazide and Alcohol interaction
  • Naturetin and Alcohol interaction
  • Chlorothiazide and Alcohol interaction
  • Aldochlor and Alcohol interaction
  • Diachlor and Alcohol interaction
  • Diupres and Alcohol interaction
  • more interactions...»

Orthostatic hypotension: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Orthostatic hypotension

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Orthostatic hypotension: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Orthostatic hypotension

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms and conditions combined: obesity, hypertension (high blood...read more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying too long...read more »

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 causes of chest pain, causing fear of a...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 cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used...read more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic reading of...read more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often in child patients than in adults. Some of...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be overlooked...read more »

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Orthostatic hypotension: Related Rare Diseases

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Orthostatic hypotension: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Orthostatic hypotension listed in Disease Database:

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Article Excerpts about Orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs when a person assumes a standing position. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Orthostatic Hypotension Information Page: NINDS)

Orthostatic hypotension is a sudden fall in blood pressure that occurs when a person... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Orthostatic Hypotension Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Orthostatic hypotension:

Fall in blood pressure associated with dizziness, syncope and blurred vision occurring upon standing or when standing motionless in a fixed position.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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

Detailed list of causes of Orthostatic hypotension

The list below shows some of the causes of Orthostatic hypotension mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of 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 Orthostatic hypotension. Of the 55 causes of Orthostatic hypotension that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 52 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Orthostatic hypotension:

The following list of conditions have '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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Conditions listing medical complications: Orthostatic hypotension:

The following list of medical conditions have Orthostatic hypotension or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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 Orthostatic hypotension Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Orthostatic hypotension:

    Postural hypotension
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Orthostatic hypotension:

    Medical Conditions associated with Orthostatic hypotension:

    Low blood pressure (575 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 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 Orthostatic hypotension:

    Hypotension (575 causes), Fainting (1326 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Dizziness (1357 causes), Lightheadedness (1357 causes), Headache (2433 causes), Blurred or dimmed vision, Generalized numbness/tingling and fainting, Coat hanger pain, Vasovagal syncope (9 causes), Postural hypotension (33 causes), Hypovolemia (19 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Pheochromocytoma (15 causes), Addison's disease, Ehlers Danlos syndrome (2 causes), Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy, anemia (926 causes), diuretics, vasodilators, dehydration (284 causes), prolonged bed rest

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