how to prevent or treat orthostatic hypotension

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The question often comes up about how to prevent or treat orthostatic hypotension...to avoid dizziness and falls.

Drops in blood pressure when standing occur in about 20% of people over 65...and up to 50% of frail elderly in nursing homes.

It's often due to diabetes, Parkinson's, dehydration, or drugs.

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