Characterization of the symptoms of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension and their impact from a survey of patients and caregivers

@inproceedings{Claassen2018CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the symptoms of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension and their impact from a survey of patients and caregivers},
  author={Daniel O. Claassen and Charles H Adler and Lawrence Arthur Hewitt and C. L. M. H. Gibbons},
  booktitle={BMC Neurology},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundNeurogenic orthostatic hypotension (nOH) results from impaired vasoconstriction due to dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system and is commonly associated with Parkinson disease (PD), multiple system atrophy (MSA), and pure autonomic failure. nOH can increase the risk of falls due to symptoms that include postural lightheadedness or dizziness, presyncope, and syncope. The purpose of this study was to obtain information from patients and caregivers regarding the symptoms and burden… CONTINUE READING
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