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neuropathy of the autonomic nervous system

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Affects organs: Vagus nerve can affect heart rate and blood pressure resulting in fainting. Vaso (= blood vessel) vagal (=vagus nerve).
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
26 years experience in Neurology
Hyperhidrosis: Many causes for autonomic disorders. Check out the dysautonomia website which has a lot of great resources. There are treatment options but seek an a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Dizzy spells: The function of the autonomic system is to maintain blood pressure and integrety of the circulation. Although there are people whose autonomic system ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Autonomic NS: Parasympathetic (Cholinergic) nerve fibers regulate salivation. When they are stimulates, we salivate. When Sympathetic nerves are stimulated (Adrener ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Nahm
26 years experience in Neurology
What they control: The central nervous system refers to the brain and the spinal cord. The autonomic nervous system is a part of the peripheral nervous system that is ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Ganji
Dr. Jay Ganji answered
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Nervous system: somatic nervous system is under your control, example making given him smoking up and down. Autonomic nervous system not to not under voluntary contr ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
More than I can list: With which organ system outside the BRAIN & SPINAL cord do you wish to start? Also, tell me the clinical context of the question so I can better u ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Dysautonomia: Several, such as diabetes, autoimmune disorders, connective tissue diseases, parkinson's disease, lyme disease, hereditary, injury to brain or spinal ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Archibald
36 years experience in Psychiatry
Sympathetic : The system responsible for Adrenalin production, the sympathetic nervous system.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
Unvoluntary: The autonomic is visceral, not on command, like control of heart, respiration, digestive, urinary systems, sexual arousal, etc central is brain and s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Both: There are conditions that only affect the central eg stroke, or peripheral or both.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Autoimmune: Autoimmune illnesses such as Myasthenia Gravis & Multiple Sclerosis, result from Genetic predisposition, Environmental factors, or viruses such as ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kufdakis
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
In a nutshell: The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system refers to the rest of the nervous system.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
15 years experience in Psychiatry
See below: Might produce a better answer if you can describe the kind of disorder you have in mind. Generally, the central nervous system consists of the brain a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Brief anatomy: Sensors in the skin pick up pain, temperature, light touch, carry along peripheral nerves that synapse within the spinal cord, travel up anatomical pa ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Anatomical terms: Brain, spinal cord, and cranial nerves, especially optic nerves, all start within the central system. Once outside the spinal canal these nerves are ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
40 years experience in Family Medicine
A broad topic: The autonomic nervous system controlls body functions that occur automatically. This includes heart rate, breathing, blood pressure and sweating among ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
Almost all organs: Sudden drop blood pressure, impotense, changes in skin colour, incontinence, lack of sweating, changes in heart rate, etc.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
PNS to Brain: The Spinal Cord.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Connects: Peripheral nervous system includes all the nerves that reside out of the brain and spinal cord (ie central nervous system). It sends signals to the b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Learning: You have asked a lot of questions that are suggestive that this is related to school project. It is important to learn and not just look for a quick a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience in Psychiatry
ConstrucT : Anabolism and catabolism both continue emergency arise so sympathetic or flight fight comes in action emergency over reconstruction begins parasympath ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Parasympathetic: Part of the involuntary nervous system that slows heart rate, increases intestinal & glandular activity, and relaxes sphincter muscles.

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