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Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension Treatment

Treatment for Shy-Drager syndrome depends on the severity of the symptoms. Treatment may include plenty of liquids, elastic support stockings, and a high fiber diet. Additional treatment for Shy-Drager syndrome may include corticosteroid medications, as well as medications for low blood pressure.

Treatment for Shy-Drager syndrome may include:

  • Encourage liquids
  • Elastic support stockings
  • High fiber diet
  • Fiber supplements

Medications for Shy-Drager syndrome:

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Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat Shy-Drager syndrome:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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