Orthostatic hypotension

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Orthostatic hypotension is a sudden drop in blood pressure when a person stands up from a lying or sitting position resulting in dizziness, lightheadedness, and/or fainting.[1]

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Orthostatic hypotension is a symptom of ME/CFS recognized in the Canadian Consensus Criteria.[2][3]

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