24-hour bed rest recommended to the patient for relief. For this disease, it is important to consult doctor for proper treatment. Multiple system atrophy treatment plan based on patient family history and medical condition in detail.
The diagnosis is made clinically but is supported by the atrophy on CT scan or PET scan, MRI scan, urine test and complete blood test.
Symptomatic, Anti-parkinsonian drugs, Levodopa, diet including high amount of salt, intake of Soft diet, take Drugs for blood pressure increase. Alpha-adrenergic drugs are given to them along with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
Head raised sleeping method is advised and stretching exercise. For patients who face problem in swelling food artificial feeding tube is advised. Artificial breathing tubes or inhaler is provided to them to avoid breathing problems. Physiotherapies and Sittings with different therapists such as speech therapist, physiatrists are required to ease the patients.
To maintain patient’s mobility it is important to provide them physiotherapy. Patients for an easy can carry walker to help in walk and avoid the falls and to main the gait. Patients must walk slowly and stand up slowly. They must do pumping on ankle for blood circulation.