Initial orthostatic hypotension in the young is attenuated by static handgrip.

@article{Clarke2010InitialOH,
  title={Initial orthostatic hypotension in the young is attenuated by static handgrip.},
  author={Debbie A. Clarke and Marvin S. Medow and Indu Taneja and Anthony J. Ocon and Julian M. Stewart},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={156 6},
  pages={
          1019-1022.e1
        }
}
Initial orthostatic hypotension is common in children. Isometric handgrip increases arterial pressure, central blood volume, cardiac output, and total peripheral resistance. We show that in 14 subjects with initial orthostatic hypotension, isometric handgrip coupled with standing abolished symptoms of initial orthostatic hypotension and minimized decreases… CONTINUE READING