Definitions for "Shy-Drager Syndrome"
A rare condition where there is failure of the autonomic nervous system and abnormalities in muscle function. A person with Shy-Drager Syndrome has symptoms of Parkinson's (Parkinsonism), extremely low blood pressure that worsens upon standing, bladder problems, severe constipation, and decreased sweating.
Similar to some aspects of Parkinson's disease this involves poor control of sympathetic functions.
A degenerative condition characterized by low blood pressure when standing. It may lead to parkinsonism, rigidity, ataxia, fainting, or incontinence.