Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia

Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia

Stanford Movement Disorders Center is continuing its webinar series.

Join us for a free, one-hour webinar on orthostatic hypotension (OH), which is a common symptom of Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy, and Lewy Body Dementia.  The speaker is Stanford movement disorders specialist Veronica Santini, MD.  Please spread the word!

Register in advance for this webinar

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  Save that email as it contains an important link with the meeting ID embedded.  You will receive reminders.

Note:  If you can’t make it on September 18th, we encourage you to register for the webinar so that you will be alerted when the recording is available online.

 


Further details on the webinar topic:

Dr. Veronica Santini, a movement disorder specialist, has extensive experience with orthostatic hypotension in the context of three disorders — Parkinson’s Disease (PD), multiple system atrophy (MSA), and Lewy body dementia (LBD).

Dr. Santini will address these topics:

  • what is orthostatic hypotension (OH) and how is it diagnosed?
  • is OH different in PD, MSA, and LBD?
  • what are the non-pharmacological treatments?
  • what are the pharmacological treatments?

There will be time for audience questions on OH.

 


Further details on the speaker:

The speaker is Dr. Veronica Santini, a movement disorders specialist at Stanford University. Dr. Santini has special interest in the autonomic system.  She takes a holistic approach to patient care and seeks to integrate conservative and alternative therapies where appropriate.

 


Further details on the webinar host:

The webinar will be hosted by Candy Welch, whose husband Bob had multiple system atrophy (MSA), confirmed through brain donation.  She is on the Board of Brain Support Network, a nonprofit focusing on the four atypical parkinsonism disorders, including multiple system atrophy and Lewy body dementia.  Candy will be speaking about brain donation for multiple system atrophy at the national MSA conference in October in Nashville.

Register in advance for this webinar

Questions?  Please contact Robin Riddle, Stanford Parkinson’s Information & Referral Center, rriddle@stanford.edu, 650-724-6090.