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Vascular The HANDI mnemonic for Postural Hypotension

Causes of Postural Hypotension: Just remember this mnemonic for this


H = Hypovolemia, Hypopituitarism (dehydration, bleeding )
A = Addison's disease
N = Neuropathy (autonomic due to diabetics, amyloidosis )
D = Drugs ( Vasodialators, TCA, antipsychotic, Diuretics etc. )
I = Idiopathic orthostatic hypotension
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