Published on: August 11, 2018
by Nicholas Bakalar for The New York Times
Feeling dizzy or lightheaded when you stand up may be a risk factor for stroke and dementia years down the road, a new study reports.
The condition, known as orthostatic hypotension, is caused by a sharp drop in blood pressure when rising from a supine position. It can be a symptom of various diseases or a side effect of medicine but often has no known cause.
Researchers collected data on…