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Currently, treatment for pure autonomic failure focuses on managing symptoms. There is no proven therapy to reverse the underlying neurodegenerative process. Various types of therapies can improve dizziness or lightheadedness, including medications, compression stockings, and consuming extra salt and fluids. You can also change your posture gradually to prevent sudden changes in blood pressure.
While treatments other than medication may be recommended for all patients, medications used to treat orthostatic hypotension need to be carefully monitored by your doctor. Doses are adjusted according to improvements in your symptoms and blood pressure recordings.