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  1. Will my medications interfere with the test?
    Very few medications actually interfere with a tilt table test. However, there are some medications ...
     
  2. If I have diabetes, should I take my medication on the morning of the test?
    Patients that have diabetes mellitus and are using insulin or taking medication to control their blo...
     
  3. Can I drive home after the test?
    Many patients will drive home after the test. Since most patients return to feeling normal within 15...
     
  4. How will I feel after the tlit table test?
    Many patients who have a positive test feel a little unsettled and sometimes nauseous for ...
     
  5. Does everyone faint during a tilt table test?
    Few patients faint during a tilt table test. The vast majority of patients that have a positive test...
     
  6. What does a positive test mean?
    A positive tilt table test means that a patient is susceptible to one of the reactions that can caus...
     
  7. What is a positive test?
    A tilt table test is called positive if a patient develops a drop in blood pressure associated with ...
     
  8. How long will the tilt table test take?
    The duration of the tilt table test depends in part on how you respond. Some patients demonstrate th...
     
  9. Do I have to have an intravenous line placed?
    It is possible (although rare), that a patient may have a reaction during the test that would r...
     
  10. What does tilt table testing involve (the protocol)?
    Tilt table test evaluates how blood pressure responds to the simple stress of standing up, or in oth...
     
  11. Who needs a tilt table test?
    Patients that have symptoms suggestive of a sudden drop in blood pressure or heart rate may ben...
     
  12. What is a tilt table test?
    Tilt table testing is designed to evaluate how your body regulates blood pressure in response to som...