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Low Blood Pressure Postural Incidence

Facts about orthostatic hypotension:

  • Orthostatic hypotension is very common, but the exact incidence is unknown.
  • Orthostatic hypotension is much more common in the elderly.

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Low Blood Pressure Postural References
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