A 30-year-old female asked:
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How do they diagnose dysautonomia (or autonomic dysfunction?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Many ways: Heart rate goes up when you arise and we put a monitor for that. In addition blood pressure drops as you get up but the body compensates, it may not be able to (orthostatic). We walk a person and see the heart rate go up if normal.
Answered on Sep 3, 2017

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