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557 Possible Causes for Hypotension, Leg Cramp, Syncope

  • Hyperventilation

    We present the case of a patient who presented with recurrent syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cramps: - How to get rid of cramps : How to get rid of cramps breathing exercise - Leg cramps at night : Two easy solutions (Earthing and reduced breathing exercise).[normalbreathing.com] In this example, independent of systemic hypotension, the severe hyperventilation and related hypocapnia (end-tidal PET(CO2)) induced by orthostatic stress (lower body negative[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Syncope or seizure may be provoked by hyperventilation. [6] Paresthesias occur more commonly in the upper extremity and are usually bilateral.[emedicine.medscape.com] Cramps: - How to get rid of cramps : How to get rid of cramps breathing exercise - Leg cramps at night : Two easy solutions (Earthing and reduced breathing exercise).[normalbreathing.com] Harp JR, Wollman H (1973) Cerebral metabolic effects of hyperventilation and deliberate hypotension. Br J Anaesth 45:256–262 PubMed Google Scholar 16.[link.springer.com]

  • Anemia

    Cardiovascular symptoms include syncope, dyspnea, orthopnea, palpitations, and angina.[web.archive.org] People may have severe stomach cramps and clotting in the large veins of the abdomen and legs. Symptoms often occur in episodes (paroxysmally).[merckmanuals.com] HBO was discontinued in the survivors when they no longer suffered from hypoxic sprue, postural hypotension, and usually when the Hct was 22% or greater and the Hb was 7 g[archive.rubicon-foundation.org]

  • Orthostatic Hypotension

    , the most common cause of syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You should always watch for signs of decreased circulation, which could include discoloration of the skin, as well as pain or cramping, and numbness of the lower legs and[webmd.com] The drop in blood pressure may be sudden (vasovagal orthostatic hypotension), within 3 minutes (classic orthostatic hypotension) or gradual (delayed orthostatic hypotension[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    This is where they base the tilt-table test study for vasovagal syncope. They have been successful thus far in inducing some but not all.[zeromd.wordpress.com] NET — norepinephrine transporter NOH — neurogenic orthostatic hypotension OH — orthostatic hypotension OI — orthostatic intolerance POTS — postural tachycardia syndrome VVS[pediatrics.aappublications.org] (see Hypotension, [[Hypotension]]) Metabolic Disorder-Induced Hyperventilation Examples Acidosis (see Metabolic Acidosis-Elevated Anion Gap, [[Metabolic Acidosis-Elevated[mdnxs.com]

  • Syncope

    […] for syncope is identified.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rare side effects include slight weight gain, very high blood pressure and leg cramping. Leg cramping is caused by low potassium.[cincinnatichildrens.org] We reported a 75-year-old man who had recurrent syncope attacks secondary to hypotension and reduced plasma norepinephrine (NE) levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    A 64 year-old African female was brought to the emergency room with a 1-month history of recurrent syncope, weight loss, and abdominal bloating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is often blurring of vision, nasal congestion, ringing in the ears, numbness and tingling of the hands, feet or face, and sometimes leg or foot cramps.[fibromyalgiatreatment.com] In AN various cardiac complications may occur: hypotension, bradycardia, life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias, pericardial effusion, reduction of left ventricular mass[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    […] during periods of inactivity (restless legs syndrome) Leg cramps Craving nonfood items (pica) or ice to suck or chew on Pale lips, inner eyelids, and the inside of your mouth[babycenter.com] Analyzed safety concerns include gastrointestinal side effects (oral iron) and risks of hypotension, anaphylaxis, infection, hypophosphatemia, oxidative stress and mortality[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs and symptoms Patients with iron deficiency anemia may report the following: Fatigue and diminished capability to perform hard labor Leg cramps on climbing stairs Craving[emedicine.com]

  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Cardiac vasovagal syncope has the highest number of mortality while non-cardiac syncope doesn’t have such high mortality.[symptoma.com] Head-up tilt of bed 45 Head-up tilt of bed (often will need footboard) Hypotension, sliding off bed, leg cramps Elastic support hose Requires at least 30–40 mm Hg ankle counterpressure[circ.ahajournals.org] POTS has recently been conflated with VVS when excessive tachycardia is succeeded by hypotension during tilt testing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Orthostatic Syncope

    […] by dizziness (pre-syncope).[symptoma.com] Rare side effects include minimal weight gain, excessively high blood pressure (hypertension), and leg cramping. Leg cramping is caused by low potassium.[andorrapediatrics.com] 2) Orthostatic Hypotension 5-29 % of all causes syncope Aging changes in physiology that predispose to orthostatic hypotension: - decrease in B-adrenergic responsivenss -[unmc.edu]

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