hypotension, orthostatic – visit kaiser permanente online for access to the health encyclopedia.
orthostatic hypotension refers to a reduction of blood pressure(systolic blood pressure that occurs when the heart contracts) of at lest 20 mmhg or.
check for postural hypotension: measure blood pressure supine .upright.
certain medical conditions can raise your risk for orthostatic hypotension, including:.
low blood pressure, also called hypotension, would seem to be something to strive for.