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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?

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

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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Can dysautonomia cause a burning sensation in urethra?

Can dysautonomia cause a burning sensation in urethra?

Yes: This condition dose effect the urinary tarct, including difficulty starting urination, urinary incontinence and an inability to completely empty your bladder, which can lead to urinary tract infections which it could lead to a burning sensation in urethra. ...Read more

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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

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What is the treatment for dysautonomia? Can dysautonomia cause apathy?

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

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Does dysautonomia cause tachycardia and dizziness?

Does dysautonomia cause tachycardia and dizziness?

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

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Dysautonomia causes low bloodpressure, cigarettes make lightheadedness better, is this due to vasoconstrictor property? I know its bad but scientific?

No evidence: I believe because of the bad side effects of tobacco use, it has not been studied as a treatment for dysautonomia so there is no true evidence to suggest a mechanism for tobacco to treat symptoms of dysautonomia. ...Read more

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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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Can dysautonomia cause tachycardia (up to 185) and lightheadedness after eating heavier meals?

Not normally: Tachycardia is not normally associated with meals. Dysautonomia related to digestion and eating is bloating, indigestion, and intolerance of larger meals. Tachycardia in dysautonomia is more often related to standing after lying down - orthostatic hypotension. ...Read more

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Would dysautonomia cause tachycardia at night (that wakes you up multiple times a night)? Also, cause tach (up to 180) after eating large meals?

Need Morre thorough: THis Tachy up to 180bps need more complete eval. SVT, HYPERthyroid , OSA and Even Anxiety are potential causes of Tachy. 1st we look for Common beasts and when none found, THEN we look for the more rare ZEBRAS in the forrest. Never start out looking for the ZEBRA, (unusually Unlikely). ...Read more