Ruscus aculeatus (Butcher's Broom) as a Potential Treatment for Orthostatic Hypotension, with a Case Report
- Diagnosis by subterfuge. Goodman, Neville // BMJ: British Medical Journal;11/14/2015, Issue 8033, ph1813
The article describes the case of a woman in her early 60s who was referred with postural hypotension and was said to be diagnosed by subterfuge.
- Postural tachycardia and orthostatic intolerance: chicken, egg or unrelated? Kirbiš, Mojca; Bajrović, Fajko; Meglič, Bernard // Clinical Autonomic Research;Apr2014, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p91
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Orthostatic intolerance without postural tachycardia-how much dysautonomia?" in the 2013 issue of the journal.
- Re: Withdrawing antihypertensives on the basis of orthostatic hypotension. Ebrahim, Shah; Carson, Claire; Watt, Hilary; Kamaruzzaman, Sharul // Age & Ageing;Jul2010, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p518
A response by Shah Ebrahim, Claire Carson and colleagues to a letter to the editor about their article "The association between orthostatic hypotension and medication use in the British Women's Heart and Health Study" in the 2010 issue is presented.
- Withdrawing antihypertensives on the basis of orthostatic hypotension. Choulerton, James; Mudd, Paul; Mac Mahon, Margaret // Age & Ageing;Jul2010, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p518
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The association between orthostatic hypotension and medication use in the British Women's Heart and Health Study," by Kamaruzzaman S. and colleague.
- Low bioavailability as a cause of apparent failure of dihydroergotamine in orthostatic hypotension. Olver, Ian N.; Jennings, Garry L.; Bobik, Alex; Esler, Murray // British Medical Journal;7/26/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6235, p275
Dihydroergotamine (DHE) has been used to improve postural hypotension in patients with autonomic insufficiency. It constricts capacitance vessels and so lessens venous pooling on standing. Comparative pharmacokinetic investigations with tritium-labelled dihydroergotamine after oral and...
- Changes in eating habits may help reduce postprandial hypotension. // Geriatrics;Jul97, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p66
Provides information on Orthostatic hypotension in old person. How changes in eating habits may help reduce postprandial hypotension; Tips for treating older patients susceptible to postprandial hypotension.
- Haemodynamic responses to head-up tilt in elderly hypertensives and diabetics. Luutonen, Sinikka; Antila, Kari // Age & Ageing;Jul95, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p315
Studies the haemodynamic response to head-up tilt in elderly hypertensives and diabetics, in ordet to examine the haemodynamic mechanism associated with postural hypotension (PH) in elderly people. Subjects, methods, results and discussion on the results obtained.
- Erectile and urinary dysfunction may be the presenting features in patients with multiple system atrophy: a retrospective study. Kirchhof, K.; Apostolidis, A.N.; Mathias, C.J.; Fowler, C.J. // International Journal of Impotence Research;Aug2003, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p293
Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by parkinsonism and cerebellar, autonomic, urinary, and/or pyramidal dysfunction. Urinary and erectile dysfunction (ED) symptoms are prominent early features in men with MSA. Autonomic failure, considered...
- Severe orthostatic hypotension during treatment of falciparum malaria. Ekue, J.M. Kofi; Phiri, D.E.D.; Mukunyandela, M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/6/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6619, p396
Examines the severity of orthostatic hypotension during treatment of falciparum malaria. Administration of chloroquine drug to falciparum malaria infections; Lists of drugs used to treat malaria; Side effects of the drugs.