ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION

a deceleration in blood pressure whenever changing from a position of lying or sitting down to standing up.

ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION: "The doctor is prescribing something to help alleviate Meredith's orthostatic hypotension."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/orthostatic-hypotension/ (accessed October 21, 2020).
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