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seizure 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience in Emergency Medicine
A PairofSympathetics: The answer could be made VERY complicated but, just to sort-of give an overall picture: if you are jagged-up by the sympathetic system, you won't have ... 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 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 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 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 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
Please clarify: Frankly, I have no idea what your post means. The vagus nerve is PART of the nervous system. It's part of the parasympathetic nervous system. May ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Neurotransmitters: A balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters exist to facilitate normal bodily functions. The inhibitors are many, including acetylcholin ... Read More
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 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Multiple sclerosis (ms) is an autoimmune disease (body's defense system attacking itself) that involves the central nervous system. Central nervous is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Major: This is physically the place where the symptoms originate.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Romanello
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Highly variable: Depends on root cause and treatment response. Sometimes it will relapse and remit, other times it can spontaneously resolve.
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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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