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1,833 Possible Causes for Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Orthostatic Hypotension, Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Syncope

    hypotension is a chronic, debilitating, and often progressively fatal condition Orthostatic hypotension at Curlie[] However, a syncopal episode associated with normal sinus rhythm may be due to several disorders such as orthostatic hypotension, vasovagal or carotid sinus reflexes, or even[] ., giddiness, lightheadedness, tunnel vision, nausea, spots in the vision).[]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    The drop in blood pressure may be sudden (vasovagal orthostatic hypotension), within 3 minutes (classic orthostatic hypotension) or gradual (delayed orthostatic hypotension[] A 71-year-old man, who was diagnosed with familial amyloidosis type I, was admitted for treatment of severe orthostatic hypotension associated with recurrent syncopal attacks[] Abstract A 60-year-old male with recurrent syncopal attacks presented with orthostatic hypotension on the head-up tilt test.[]

  • Hypotension

    Delayed orthostatic hypotension.[] 2) Orthostatic Hypotension 5-29 % of all causes syncope Aging changes in physiology that predispose to orthostatic hypotension: - decrease in B-adrenergic responsivenss -[] What is orthostatic hypotension?[]

  • Dopamine Beta-Hydroxylase Deficiency

    With a dose of 500 mg twice daily by mouth, blood pressure rose gradually from 100/55 to 145/85 mm Hg, and orthostatic hypotension disappeared.[] Abstract A woman was referred with severe orthostatic hypotension at the age of 21.[] During chronic treatment supine blood pressure rose from 100-115/55-65 to 140-145/80-85 mmHg and orthostatic hypotension disappeared.[]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness
  • Anemia

    INTRODUCTION Table 1 Etiopathogenic classification of anemia. Regenerative anemia Acute or chronic bleeding Hemolytic anemia Hereditary (hemoglobinopathy, enzymopathy, membrane-cytoskeletal defects) Acquired (autoimmune, mechanical destruction, toxic-metabolic, drugs, infectious, PNH, hypersplenism) Hypo-regenerative[…][]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Abstract Hospital-wide rumors and anecdotal reports had suggested that there was a potentially serious problem of alcohol and drug abuse among the psychiatric patients of this hospital. The authors describe a systematic, evaluative approach which gave direct and detailed information on the nature and extent of[…][]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Tachycardia, palpitations, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and orthostatic hypotension are also reported. 21,22 Although cannabis use is associated with psychotic disorders[] The most consistent cardiac change is an increased resting heart rate, although orthostatic hypotension may occur.[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Both types of syncope are associated with orthostatic hypotension and are nonlethal.[] Past studies found that an Anti-Gravity suit (G-suit) can increase blood pressure and has been reported to prevent orthostatic hypotension effectively in patients with diabetes[] It has been a mainstay of therapy for orthostatic hypotension and autonomic dysfunction.[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    SHERSTEN KILLIP, M.D., M.P.H., JOHN M. BENNETT, M.D., M.P.H., and MARA D. CHAMBERS, M.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Am Fam Physician. 2007 Mar 1;75(5):671-678. Patient information: See a related handouts on this topic at . The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia is 2 percent in adult men, 9 to 12 percent[…][]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Cardiogenic Syncope

    Recent studies have demonstrated a link between orthostatic hypotension and Alzheimer’s disease. 36 Orthostatic hypotension may also occur owing to single enzyme abnormalities[] A Schellong test is a useful maneuver, indicating orthostatic hypotension if positive.[] Walking seems to help me the most. my husband has orthostatic hypotension. I'm not sure how it correlates to your diagnosis. I will have to do some research there.[]

    Missing: Severe Recurrent Orthostatic Hypotension

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