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What are some common symptoms of dysautonomia?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Many possible: Dysautonomia is such a broad term that there many possible symptoms depending on which parts of the autonomic nervous system are affected. The most common symptoms are excessive thirst, excessive fatigue, dizziness or lightheadedness, rapid or slow heart rate, fainting (due to low blood pressure), and extreme anxiety that is not due to psychological causes. These symptoms are not disease specific.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Causes beget symptom: ? Why do dysautonomia symptoms occur: autonomic nerves, AN, sympathetic & parasympathetic, control cardiac & smooth muscles of organs; exit bony spine via tiny openings whereat they are tethered. Irregular joint movements, wherein range of motion is excessive due to lax/injured ligaments, impinge AN, stimulating irregular neural signals that effect dysfunctions of tissues these nerves innervate.
Last updated Jan 29, 2019

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