Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (nOH)
Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension is a drop in blood pressure upon standing due to impairment of autonomic function. This impairs your ability to stand, can cause significant disability, as well as impair activities of daily living, and quality of life. This condition can also increase your risk of fainting and falling. given this, it is imperative to treat orthostatic hypotension and promote patients to play an active role in their care and treatment. Below is a useful patient education tool which addresses important actions and recommendations that patients can follow to help improve symptoms and their condition.