Ask the Doctor: Mom's dizziness needs some investigation
Some older people have a condition called orthostatic hypotension, which is an abrupt drop in blood pressure when they go from a lying or sitting position to a standing one. Other reasons for low blood pressure include heart problems, medications and ...
Pocono Record - Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:52



Hydration and Firefighter Performance
Dehydration is well known to increase resting heart rate and lead to orthostatic hypotension (18), and this indeed has been seen in firefighter studies. Hypotension measured in firefighter rehab very likely suggests significant dehydration. Emergency ...
FireEngineering.com - Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:22

Latest report on Global antipsychotics market - industry analysis and outlook ...
... and weight gain. Other side-effects associated with antipsychotics are orthostatic hypotension, blurred vision, constipation, osteoporosis, sexual dysfunction, muscle rigidity, reduced perspiration, seizures, myocardial infarction, and stroke.
WhaTech - Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:18



How to react when doctors ask how bad you crave salt?
Unless you actually faint, or have significant lightheadedness or dizziness, you will be dismissed, possibly for years. I'd like you to learn about the condition of low blood pressure, sometimes termed “orthostatic hypotension.” It's the opposite of ...
Lodi News-Sentinel - Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:34

How badly do you crave salt?
Yet you have trouble thinking, you're tired all the time and frequently feel cold. You probably “gray out” first thing in the morning when you get out of bed or stand up too quickly. When the nurse takes your blood pressure at your appointment and it ...
Ocala - Tue, 07 Apr 2015 02:56

Egalet Appoints Nicholas Nicolaides, Ph.D. and John Osborn to Board of Directors
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 ...
PR Newswire (press release) - Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:56



Lundbeck and 'Keep Memory Alive' Invest to Support Multiple System Atrophy ...
In 2014, Lundbeck introduced a therapy to help adults living with symptomatic neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (symptomatic nOH), a chronic condition common in people with MSA. Symptomatic nOH is defined as sustained low blood pressure that occurs ...
Business Wire (press release) - Tue, 14 Apr 2015 06:52

Dear Pharmacist: Low BP may mean trouble
Low blood pressure or “orthostatic hypotension” is equally bad and it's a symptom of various problems including anemia, electrolyte imbalances, heart disease, adrenal insufficiency, Addison's disease, chronic Lyme disease, neurological dysfunction, ...
Herald & Review - Wed, 08 Apr 2015 23:56


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