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How To Treat Dysautonomia Quickly
Multifaceted: Treatment should involve input from electrophysiology, neurology, exercise physiology and even pyschology. Education is often the most effective. A rigorous exercise program in 1 study was effective. B-blockers, blood volume expanders (florinef), vasoconstrictors (midodrine), anti-depressants, Mestinon are some of the medications that are used with degrees of success. ...Read more
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
Recent diagnosis POTS/dysautonomia;new echoEF 40% hypokinesia no CHF;calling it cardiomyopathy;low salt/fluids but POTS requires increased salt/fluids;treat?
Dysautonomia. Normal BP/HR. Light headed sat down,standing and less laid. If I push stomach in with my hands, I quickly feel more normal? Why is this?
The gastric and card: iac nerves/arteries/veins run parallel together from the stomach to the heart. The vagus nerve is nearby too, and helps reduce heart beats, and slowing the heart. The trunk of the vagus is by the end of the trachea where the cardiac nerve arises. So I'm glad you found a way to help you feel more normal. Good job! Everything in our body is related to other nearby structures. ...Read more
Could dysautonomia cause weakness and upper body discomfort, followed by sinus tach up to 170 not relieved quickly by lying down, and vomiting? Cardiac echo, EKG normal and arteries scanned.
Yes: Dysautonomia is a general term that refers to a group of conditions characterized by abnormal function of the autonomic nervous system. It can affect multiple different organ systems. Common symptoms include dizziness, weakness, fainting, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, cold hands and feet, abnormal sweating, fast heart rates, slow heart rates, and others. Info at www.Dinet.Org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Autonomic NS: Dysautonomia is term used when parts of the autonomic nervous system are not working correctly. This could effect many things like blood pressure, heart rate, sweating, salivation, GI motility, ability to focus vision, problems with erection, etc. These problems can be chronic and progressive or sometimes reversible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nervous system: It is a malfunctioning of the autonomic nervous syste. 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 psychol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My goodness Laura: What are you asking such questions for my dear? Schedule a virtual appointment to see me and I will first try and figure out why you're on that thought process track and if you really want to hear details then, I'll share how things can go down. You know I recently lost a very good friend who I was caring for as a patient for over 6 years with MSA...but he taught me a lot and I plan to use that. ...Read more
Dysautonomia: This is not an easy medical issue to overcome. It is a condition most often related to neurological disorders. The nerve system affecting your lower extremity is most common. I presume you have seen your doctor and/or neurologist. You must let them know that you are not responding as much as you like and alternative actions are likely to be discussed before a decision is made. ...Read more
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