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Cause Of Dysautonomia
Does the autonomic nervous systems (ANS) repair or heal itself particularly in cases of autonomic dysfunction (dysautonomia)? If not, what are some treatments for erectile disfunction caused by dysautonomia?
Multiple submissions: Your question has already been answered on this site. I suggest a formal physical examination and if autonomic dysfunction see a neurologist. ED requires further investigation and evaluation. ...Read more
If a person has lupus and dysautonomia? Did the lupus cause the dysautonomia? Autoimmune? Or totally unrelated & this person was dealt a bad hand?
Can inflammation from autoimmune disorder cause dysautonomia? If so, if you treat the inflammation, the dysautonoma symptoms settle down?
Probably: When dysautonomia exists, the system no longer functions in a balanced or sufficiently rapid manner. Studies show acute inflammation is associated with a temporary deterioration in cardiac autonomic nervous system function in healthy subjects. Abnormal autonomic function is often found in as and RA patients. Moreover, most inflammatory peptides if released in the cerebral vascular cause dilation. ...Read more
Can being on high doses of ritalin (methylphenidate) (prescribed) for 15 years cause dysautonomia? Sympathetic nervous system disorder?
Who knows: No one has studied the effects of three antipsychotics simultaneously. One possible mechanism would be if you developed diabetes from one of them, then a dysautonomia could ensue. I recommend you see a neurologist who specializes in dysautonomia and discuss with your psychiatrist whether you really need three antipsychotic medications. ...Read more
Does anyone have experience with adverse reactions to a vaccine (specifically h1n1 shot) that caused dysautonomia?
I was on high dose prescribed Ritalin and 150mg Effexor (venlafaxine) for years. Could this cause dysautonomia years after stopping? Constant brain fog...
HSV-1 in mouth and likely esophagus has therefore invaded the vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves causing dysautonomia. Can HSV-1-killed nerves recover?
Complex, unusual: HSV can cause nerve-related symptoms, but usually doesn't destroy nerves, so I would expect recovery. However, this is an unusual and complex problem. Such extesnive HSV1 infections can occur in healthy persons, but mostly in the presence of immune deficiencies, especailly cancer chemotherapy, radiation, etc. You need specialty care, e.g. infectious diseases, neurology, and/or otolaryngology. ...Read more
As a pre teen I broke a mercury thermometer and was playing around with the Mercury in it bare hand. Could this have caused my SFN and
If u have EAT, has the ectopic area making electrical signals developed over time or is it something u are born with? Can dysautonomia cause EAT?
Ectopic Atrial Tachy: In adults EAT is gen acquired due to weakening heart muscle not responsive to anti-arrhythmic meds. In kids it can be from birth.Tachycardia or increased heart rate is a known symptom of dysautonomia, an autonomic nervous system disorder, which frequently affects heart function also. A complete cardiac check including a holter monitor study will be helpful in figuring out the racing heart. ...Read more
I have pots syndrome and frequent pvcs (all day long), could they be related? Does dysautonomia cause pvcs?
Yes: Palpitations are very common symptoms with pots. Please report these complaints to your doctor for possible medication adjustment. ...Read more
Symptom, not disease: "Dysautonomia"=abnormal function of autonomic nervous system affecting automatic functions, eg.heart rate,blood pressure.Can happen when an illness (some mild,some severe)affects the nervous system.Treatment of underlying illness can help.Sometimes we give meds to control the blood pressure or heart rate.Apathy can occur as part of underlying illness, eg.Parkinson's, or can be unrelated depression ...Read more
Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia refers to an abnormality of function of the autonomic nervous system. There are two divisions of the autonomic nervous system: the sympathetic and the parasympathetic. Although the latter occasionally may be involved, abnormal function of the sympathetic division produces the most striking symptoms of dysautonomic syndromes. The term orthostatic hypotension is often used as a synonym. ...Read more
Can PVCs and PACS be caused by extra adrenalin? Got dysautonomia and standing increases adrenalin and HR levels. If it does are they harmful?
Possible: The extra heartbeats and the rapid heartbeat could be related to adrenaline, which may be in response to your dysautonomia. You may need to consider having your physician have you see a cardiologist if he is any question. From what you're telling me this is not anything dangerous. Your physician should help clarify the setting. ...Read more
Dysautonomia causes low bloodpressure, cigarettes make lightheadedness better, is this due to vasoconstrictor property? I know its bad but scientific?
Can autoimmune or dysautonomia cause muscle fasciculations? I have unknown autoimmune diseasedont know which oneand p.O.T.S and get these all the time
Yes it can.: Check out these websites: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/100363-herbs-improve-immune-system/ http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/389768-the-best-herbs-for-anxiety-depression/ http://m.Wikihow.Com/relax-your-mind http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/367795-herbal-medicines-for-severe-gastritis/. ...Read more
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