Orthostatic hypotension (also called postural hypotension) is a common form of hypotension. It occurs after a change in body position - usually when getting up from a lying or sitting position. Dizziness and lightheadedness are the main symptoms. The symptoms only last for a short time.
Dehydration, age, pregnancy, medications, disease and infection can all cause orthostatic hypotension.
If you experience orthostatic hypotension make sure you get up slowly after lying or sitting down.
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