66| Volume 381, SUPPLEMENT , 20, October 15, 2017

Management of orthostatic hypotension

      Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is one of the most common autonomic symptoms. It can occur in isolation, as idiopathic OH, be secondary to medications, systemic conditions, or be part of an autonomic disorder. It is defined as a decrement in >20 mmHg systolic or >10 mmHg diastolic BP upon standing from a supine position. Its treatment is critical to patients’ ability to function and quality of life. Correcting reversible causes is the first step. Then the management relies on both non- and pharmacologic interventions.
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