Dizziness is a common complaint with many causes
Additionally, there are a number of medications that can affect your blood pressure, causing sudden changes in blood pressure, which can lead to difficulty in maintaining balance. For these types of conditions, like orthostatic hypotension, a ...
Lexington Herald Leader - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:56

Major shareholder announcement
Our key areas of focus are alcohol dependence, Alzheimer's disease, bipolar disorder, depression/anxiety, epilepsy, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and symptomatic neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH). An estimated 700 ...
GlobeNewswire (press release) - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:00

Science of the Times: Another year full of amazing discoveries
“Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia,” meaning “nerve pain of the sphenopalatine ganglion,” is the scientific term for brain freeze. “Orthostatic hypotension” is the scientific name for the head rush you get when standing up too quickly, causing a sudden ...
The Delaware County Daily Times - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:11

Egalet Provides Commercial Update on SPRIXB. and OXAYDOb"
OXAYDO may cause severe hypotension in patients whose ability to maintain blood pressure has been compromised. OXAYDO may produce orthostatic hypotension in ambulatory patients. OXAYDO must be administered with caution in patients in circulatory ...
CNNMoney - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:56



In a Hospital for No Good Reason
I grab my smartphone and search orthostatic hypotension to find out there's a good chance certain prescription drugs cause it. I search for a medication I take right before bed, Bingo. Recent studies link fainting to the med. If there's a culprit, that ...
Huffington Post (satire) - Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:16

Medical Cannabis
I feel we have shared enough material on the subject and now its time to move on to other aspects of this wonderful plant. Refers to the use of cannabis and its constituent cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD), as ...
The Swazi Observer - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:56



Social Media Is A Lifeline For Patients With Rare Diseases
As a young teen, she developed severe orthostatic hypotension (POTS) and fainting (syncopal) episodes, then stroke-like episodes, and severe migraines. Her complications worsened, with inability to swallow and with bowel dysmotility, requiring multiple ...
Forbes - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:18

Abuse, Addiction, and Opioid Poisoning Results In Commercially-Insured ...
OxyContin may cause severe hypotension, including orthostatic hypotension and syncope in ambulatory patients. Monitor patients during dose initiation and titration. Avoid use of OxyContin in patients with circulatory shock. Monitor patients taking ...
PR Newswire (press release) - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:03


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