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Dizziness When standing up, you may have "low blood pressure".



Have you ever felt dizzy when changing postures, such as from sitting or lying down to standing up. Some or not? This may occur for a few seconds or a few minutes, but postural hypotension It could be a sign of a serious health problem.

What is postural low blood pressure Orthostatic or postural hypotension (hypotension) or pressure drop during posture Or low blood pressure while standing It's a form of slot  low blood pressure. That happens when you change your position From sitting or lying to standing up The most obvious symptoms are dizziness, headache, or even fainting. Postural hypotension is usually mild. They usually experience symptoms ranging from a few seconds to a few minutes after standing up. However, hypotension or prolonged drop in posture. It could be a sign of various problems. They can be serious, so see your doctor if you experience frequent headaches. Standing up may be more urgent. That requires immediate medical attention If you lose consciousness Even for a short time

What causes postural low blood pressure?

There are various reasons That cause low blood pressure or fall from the posture such as


Heart conditions


Digestive disorders


Problems with endocrine glands


Nervous system disorders


Who is at risk of developing this condition?

Risk factors for hypotension or a fall from posture change include:


Are over 65 years old, statistical figures show Low blood pressure when standing is common. In people 65 years of age or higher, the ability of special cells near the coronary, cardiovascular and neck. That helps manage blood pressure will slow down over time.

People using certain drugs There is a high risk of developing low blood pressure when standing. These include drugs used to treat high blood pressure or heart disease. Parkinson's disease Certain depression medications Certain psychiatric drugs And muscle relaxants

Certain diseases, certain heart-related conditions, such as heart valve problems, heart attack, heart failure, or certain neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease. Making it at a higher risk of having low blood pressure

Exposure to heat Being in an environment with high temperatures and low humidity can make you sweat. And may cause dehydration Which can cause low blood pressure Or low blood pressure from posture change

Bed in bed If you have to stay in bed for a long time due to illness You may be tired Low blood pressure when standing up can occur when you are trying to stand up.

Dilated blood vessels Vasodilation condition occurs when you are pregnant and your blood pressure is likely to drop. After childbirth Overall blood pressure often returns to the levels before pregnancy. So there is no need to worry

Alcoholic beverages Is bad for blood vessels Because it increases the risk of Low blood pressure when standing

What are the symptoms of low blood pressure from posture change?

The common signs and symptoms of hypotension or posture change are:


Feeling headache or dizziness after standing up


Decreased vision










When should I see my doctor?

You should see your doctor If you feel that Symptoms of low blood pressure or falls from frequent posture changes Since it may indicate another, more serious problem, it can be helpful to record your symptoms when they occur, such as the length of time they were born and what you were doing at that time. If these symptoms occur at times it may cause you Or someone else is dangerous Consult a doctor





Complications that may occur

Complications of disorders related to this condition include falls, coronary heart disease. And cerebrovascular disease




To help with diagnosis Your doctor may suggest one or more of the following:


Monitoring blood pressure


Blood test


Electrocardiogram (ECG) examination


Endurance test


Examination of the heart with an adjustable bed


Ear clearing


How does low blood pressure from posture change?

Treatments for low blood pressure or falls due to posture change include:


Lifestyle changes There are a number of activities that you can try, including drinking enough fluids such as water, limiting alcohol. Avoiding walking in hot weather Raising the head from the bed And slowly stood up Your doctor may recommend resistance exercise. To strengthen the leg muscles If you do not have high blood pressure Your doctor may advise you to add more salt to your meal. If blood pressure drops after eating Your doctor may recommend a low-carb diet.


Wearing tight stockings Benefits of garter and garter. May help reduce blood build-up in the legs And reduce symptoms of low blood pressure when standing


Use of certain drugs If lifestyle changes don't work, multiple medications, either alone or in combination. It may be used to treat low blood pressure in a standing position. The most common drugs are fludocortisone. (Fludocortisone) drug Midodrine (midodrine) like Proamatine (ProAmatine) Drroxidopa drug (droxidopa), such as North America (Northera) pyridystigmine. (pyridostigmine) such as Regonol or Mestinon, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)How can we manage posture-changing low blood pressureThere are several easy ways. To manage or prevent low blood pressure or drop from posture such asTry eating more salt. Must be done with caution And after consultation

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