Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The term ’’orthostatic hypotension’’ refers to the sudden fall in blood pressure when standing up. The condition may include symptoms such as lightheadedness, dizziness, syncope and blurred vision, lasting a few seconds to a few minutes after standing. Associated with Addison's disease, autonomic system neuropathies, dysautonomias and diabetes, orthostatic hypotension could affect healthy people as well. Learn more about the disorder, its causes and potential treatment – in this book.