ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

American Heart Association Renders Itself Obsolete With 1960s Dietary Advice on Coconut Oil

Is Coconut Oil Healthy? (The American Heart Association Doesn’t Think So)

Inflammation Disrupts Memory - What Can You Do to Protect Your Brain?

Health Benefits of Artichokes

Putting the Spotlight on Coriander Seed Oil

Migraines? Powdered Ginger May Help

Are Americans Really Getting Too Much Vitamin D? A Critical Look at Recent Media Warnings

Eating more vegetable protein may protect against early menopause

Is Activated Charcoal Beneficial?

German Chamomile Oil: A Versatile Essential Oil You Should Have at Home

 
Print Page
Email Article

The role of delayed orthostatic hypotension in the pathogenesis of chronic fatigue

  [ 53 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Streeten DH, Anderson GH Jr • www.ProHealth.com • April 15, 1998


Past studies have shown that severe fatigue was the presenting
symptom in six of seven patients with delayed orthostatic
hypotension and that tilt table-induced hypotension was found
in 22 of 23 patients with the chronic fatigue syndrome. We
have determined the prevalence of fatigue, volunteered in
response to a nonspecific pre-examination questionnaire used
in 431 patients, each subsequently diagnosed as having one of
eight neurological or endocrine disorders. The results show
that fatigue is a very common symptom in patients with delayed
orthostatic hypotension (n = 21), as well as both primary (n =
30) and secondary (n = 106) hypocortisolism: 70-83% in all
groups. In contrast, fatigue was an uncommon complaint in
patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA) (n = 30),
pituitary disorders without hypocortisolism (n = 106) or
idiopathic hirsutism (n = 96): 7-33% in all groups, and was
intermediate in prevalence in patients with acute
hyperadrenergic orthostatic hypotension (n = 32): 41%. It is
concluded that fatigue commonly results from delayed
orthostatic hypotension and all forms of hypocortisolism but
is less common in patients with acute orthostatic hypotension,
both idiopathic and due to MSA, which more commonly present
with lightheadedness or syncope.




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
FibroSleep™ Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Vitamin D3 Extreme™

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
NAD+ Ignite with Niagen

Featured Products

Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils

Natural Remedies

Cocoa's Polyphenol Riches - All the Health Benefits without the Sugar, Calories or Guilt Cocoa's Polyphenol Riches - All the Health Benefits without the Sugar, Calories or Guilt
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sleep But Were Too Tired to Ask Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sleep But Were Too Tired to Ask
Carry a Massage Therapist in Your Pocket Carry a Massage Therapist in Your Pocket
Itching to Find Dry Skin Relief? Itching to Find Dry Skin Relief?
The Big Blue Fish that Helps Chase the Blues Away The Big Blue Fish that Helps Chase the Blues Away

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map