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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Dysautonomia

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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?

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

Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dysautonomia (Definition)

Dysautonomia is a condition where there is malfunction of the autonomic nervous system, which controls things like blood pressure, heart ...Read more


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If a person has lupus and dysautonomia? Did the lupus cause the dysautonomia? Autoimmune? Or totally unrelated & this person was dealt a bad hand?

If a person has lupus and dysautonomia? Did the lupus cause the dysautonomia? Autoimmune? Or totally unrelated & this person was dealt a bad hand?

No relationship!: The two can co-exist but dysautonomia is not an autimmune disease, while lupus is. Consider there are treatments for both and they can be intrinsically mild in many patients! ...Read more

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Can inflammation from autoimmune disorder cause dysautonomia? If so, if you treat the inflammation, the dysautonoma symptoms settle down?

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

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Is it possible for zyprexa or geodon (ziprasidone) or haldol or risperdal to cause dysautonomia?

Is it possible for zyprexa or geodon (ziprasidone) or haldol or risperdal to cause dysautonomia?

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

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HSV-1 in mouth and likely esophagus has therefore invaded the vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves causing dysautonomia. Can HSV-1-killed nerves recover?

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