People who experience dizziness when standing face an increased risk of developing dementia, a new study reports. The increased risk appears to only apply to those who experience a drop in their systolic blood pressure. Those with systolic orthostatic hypotension were 40% more likely to develop dementia than those who did not suffer from the condition.
Astronauts do not feel dizzy or faint during post-flight exercise, so long as they participate in certain types of exercise in space and receive IV fluids when they return to earth. The findings could have implications for people postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS).
A new study reveals middle aged people who experience lightheadedness or dizziness upon standing, as a result of a sudden drop of blood pressure, may face a higher risk of developing dementia as they age.
Epidural stimulation has helped improve some of the 'hidden' effects, such as abnormal blood pressure and bladder dysfunction, in a patient with spinal cord injury.
Summary: Researchers report orthostatic hypotension could cause lasting damage to the brain because it can reduce blood flow to the...
According to a new study, people who get dizzy several minutes after standing up could be at risk of more serious conditions, or even death.