postural syncope

pos·tur·al syn·co·pe

syncope on assuming an upright position; due to orthostatic hypotension.

pos·tur·al syn·co·pe

(pos'chŭr-ăl sing'kŏ-pē)
Syncope on assuming an upright position; caused by failure of normal vasoconstrictive mechanisms.

pos·tur·al syn·co·pe

(pos'chŭr-ăl sing'kŏ-pē)
Syncope on assuming an upright position; due to orthostatic hypotension.
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postural syncope, that happens with a sudden shift in bodily movement that immediately drops their blood pressure, causing them to faint, such as lying down to standing up (orthostatic syncope);
About half the time, diagnosis is predicted correctly with vasovagal syncope, postural syncope, and cardiac syncope.