Postprandial hypotension.

  title={Postprandial hypotension.},
  author={Gerard O'Mara and D. Lyons},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  volume={18 2},
Postprandial hypotension is a prevalent condition in the elderly population and seems to be more common in frail elderly individuals who may be more susceptible to complications such as syncope and falls. Diagnosis is relatively easy and may be reversible in many cases. The epidemiology and pathophysiology of postprandial hypotension are not defined fully; however, a number of pathologic processes likely are involved, including abnormal sympathetic function, baroreceptor function, and… CONTINUE READING
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