Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about orthostatic hypotension in Palo Alto, October 12

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about orthostatic hypotension in Palo Alto, October 12

text_image_5.img.full.highVeronica Santini, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be talking about orthostatic hypotension at the Palo Alto Parkinson’s Support Group meeting on Wednesday, October 12th2-3:30pm, at Avenidas.  This common symptom occurs in PD, Lewy Body Dementia, and Multiple System Atophy.  This event is free and open to the public.  No need to RSVP.

Dr. Santini, a neurologist, will give an overview of “orthostatic hypotension” and its treatment.  OH refers to an extreme drop in blood pressure upon standing or upon sitting up from lying down.  Obviously it can be a debilitating symptom.

Dr. Santini specializes in the treatment of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and the atypical parkinsonism disorders.  While her talk will focus on the symptom of OH, she will answer audience questions on other PD-related topics.