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Can dysautonomia progress over time?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Depends what it is

From. For example, dysautonomia from a traumatic brain injury, once stabilized and out of early storming, will remain fairly stable.
If it is from a progressive disease like ms, it can get worse. Dysautonomia can also be aggravated by certain things, such as infections, that can make it feel like it is progressing. A thorough history would be needed to suggest whether it is suggestive in each case.

In brief: Depends what it is

From. For example, dysautonomia from a traumatic brain injury, once stabilized and out of early storming, will remain fairly stable.
If it is from a progressive disease like ms, it can get worse. Dysautonomia can also be aggravated by certain things, such as infections, that can make it feel like it is progressing. A thorough history would be needed to suggest whether it is suggestive in each case.
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