Orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension is a form of hypotension in which there is a sudden fall in
blood pressure that occurs when a person assumes a standing position, usually after a prolonged period of
Symptoms, which generally occur after sudden standing, include dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, blurred
or dimmed vision, generalized numbness/tingling and fainting, and in rare, extreme cases, vasovagal syncope.
They are consequences of insufficient blood pressure and blood supply.This can be treated with medication.
Discuss which treatment is suited fo you with your doctor.
Symptoms of a TIA vary widely from person to person, depending on the area of the brain involved. The most
frequent symptoms include temporary loss of vision; difficulty speaking; weakness on one side of the body; and
numbness or tingling, usually on one side of the body. Impairment of consciousness is very uncommon.
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