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What is Orthostatic intolerance?

What is Orthostatic intolerance?

  • 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.

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)

Orthostatic intolerance: Introduction

Types of Orthostatic intolerance:

Broader types of Orthostatic intolerance:

What causes Orthostatic intolerance?

Causes of Orthostatic intolerance: see causes of Orthostatic intolerance

What are the symptoms of Orthostatic intolerance?

Symptoms of Orthostatic intolerance: see symptoms of Orthostatic intolerance

Orthostatic intolerance: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Orthostatic intolerance.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Orthostatic intolerance.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Orthostatic intolerance: Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Orthostatic intolerance.
Treatments for Orthostatic intolerance: see treatments for Orthostatic intolerance
Research for Orthostatic intolerance: see research for Orthostatic intolerance

Name and Aliases of Orthostatic intolerance

Main name of condition: Orthostatic intolerance

Other names or spellings for Orthostatic intolerance:

Neurocirculatory asthenia, Mitral valve prolapse syndrome, Irritable heart, Soldiers heart

Irritable heart, Mitral valve prolapse syndrome, Neurocirculatory asthenia, Soldiers heart
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Orthostatic intolerance: Related Conditions

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