Prevalence and complications of orthostatic dizziness in the general population

  title={Prevalence and complications of orthostatic dizziness in the general population},
  author={Andrea Radtke and Thomas Lempert and Michael von Brevern and Maria Feldmann and Franziska Lezius and Hannelore K. Neuhauser},
  journal={Clinical Autonomic Research},
Although orthostatic dizziness (OD) is a common complaint, its prevalence and medical impact in the general population are unknown. The study aims to assess prevalence, medical sequelae and healthcare and social impact of OD in the general population. Participants of the representative German National Health Interview Survey 2003 (n = 4077, age 18–89 years, response rate 52%) were screened for moderate or severe dizziness or vertigo. As part of a larger study on the epidemiology of dizziness… CONTINUE READING


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