Gastrointestinal symptoms associated with orthostatic intolerance.

TitleGastrointestinal symptoms associated with orthostatic intolerance.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsSullivan SD, Hanauer J, Rowe PC, Barron DF, Darbari A, Oliva-Hemker M
JournalJournal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition
Date Published2005 Apr

The term orthostatic intolerance is used to describe symptoms of hemodynamic instability such as lightheadedness, fatigue, impaired cognition and syncope that develop on assuming an upright posture. Common forms of orthostatic intolerance in childhood include postural tachycardia syndrome and neurally mediated hypotension.

Alternate JournalJ. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr.