teehees

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So master the boards says that postural instability in Parkinson's refers to orthostatic hypotension.
I always understood it as axial gait instability and a quick Google search suggests the same.

Which is it?
 
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1badvette

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Orthostatic Hypotension can lead to Syncope/fall so i can see where it fits in with the postural instability . But as far as the classic postural instability what you mentioned is correct . Orthostatic Hypotension is a marker of a more sever disease that requires more aggressive initial treatment for what i can recall .