Patient Comments: Orthostatic Hypotension - Symptoms

What were the symptoms associated with your orthostatic hypotension?

Comment from: Patches, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: April 22

I had no problem whatsoever until I had bypass heart surgery. Three days after surgery symptoms of orthostatic hypotension appeared. I also have a lot of pain in my legs when I first get up, I can't go anywhere until my blood pressure goes up, usually a minute or so. After eating is really bad!

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