Autonomic neuropathy. Autonomic neuropathy is a disorder that affects the autonomic nervous system, parasympathetic and/or sympathetic, which controls involuntary body functions. It can cause abnormal involuntary functions of the heart, blood vessels, sweat glands, or digestive system. autonomic neuropathy can be a complication of a number of diseases, including diabetes, or a side effect of some medications.
See below. Autonomic neuropathy is a group of symptoms that occur when there is damage to the nerves that manage every day body functions such as blood pressure, heart rate, sweating, bowel and bladder emptying, and digestion. An is a group of symptoms, not a specific disease. There are many causes. An involves damage to the nerves that carry information from the brain and spinal cord to end organs.