Dizziness upon standing: consider autonomic dysfunction

Dizziness upon standing: consider autonomic dysfunction
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2022 Apr 25;166:D6576.ABSTRACTMany people, particularly elderly, experience dizziness upon standing. It is important to always measure the blood pressure and heart rate in the supine and standing position in these patients. In case of orthostatic hypotension with an insufficient increase in heart rate, one has to consider autonomic dysfunction. Alpha-synucleopathies are frequent causes of autonomic dysfunction, including ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-06-23By Niels P Riksen