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Dr. Fraser Henderson

Neurosurgery
Washington, DC
male

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Neurosurgery

Languages spoken

English

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fraser Henderson
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Autoimmunity: Autoimmune phenomeocan affect the central nervous system as well as skin There may be a trigger in the environment/ food/ medication to which you are subject Finding the “trigger” to these events will result allow avoidance or treatment
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fraser Henderson
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Hypotension: A drop in blood pressure may have occurred due to dehydration /low blood volume, vasovagal response to an environmental stimulus or cardiac arrhythmia causing insufficient blood flow to the brain . Get it checked out.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fraser Henderson
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Comorbid conditions: POTS or postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome results from an abnormal response to drop in blood pressure. The drop is due to Venice pooling in the legs, And they tachycardia is due to the hearts response to this low pressure. The rapid heartbeat is an attempt to maintain normal blood flow to the brain. POTS often occurs in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and Ehlers Danlos syndrome
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