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CAUSES OF POSTURAL HYPOTENSION

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CAUSES OF POSTURAL HYPOTENSION

1. H – Hypovolemia, hypopituitarism.

2. A – Addison’s disease, adrenal insufficiency.

3. N – Neuropathic (diabetes, amyloidosis, Churg-Strauss syndrome).

4. D – Drugs (nitrates, alpha-blockers, ACE inhibitors, diuretics, tricyclic antidepressants, anti-Parkinson’s medications).

5. I – Idiopathic (age-related).


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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