Describe the features of an autonomic nervous system disorder.?

A broad topic. The autonomic nervous system controlls body functions that occur automatically. This includes heart rate, breathing, blood pressure and sweating among others. Autonomic disorder can be many and varied. An example would be failure of the blood pressure to increase when stading from a lying position causing dizziness or fainting. Another may be a fast resting heart rate. Talk to your doctor for more.
Various. Your autonomic nervous system (ANS) controls virtually all the organs and systems in your body. If your sympathetic nervous system (sns) hyper - you could have cold hands, palpitations, sweating, htn, dry mouth, constipation, dry eyes, dry mouth. If your parasympathetic (pns) is hyper, you could have urgent urination, diarrhea, gas, bloating, watery eyes, allergies, asthma, low blood pressure...

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I have an autonomic nervous system disorder, it is called pots my BP drops when I stand up and if I sit up to long can anyone help me I can't get help?

POTS. You're lucky you don't have also have its cousin called pans--- cuz then, you'd have what most women dread to have to face everyday, pots &pans! Lol anyways, this is an autonomic system problem which a neurologist can help you regulate. There are several options for medication to control the symptoms.

Can tension in upper neck back be caused from autonomic nervous system disorders.......

Yes. Orthostatic hypotension or blood pressure drop upon standing can present with neck and uppper back pain.

Which disorders can cause postprandial hypotension in And cardiac type pain? Cardiologist believes May be disorder of autonomic nervous system

Light meals. I think he is right. Try to eat light meals, lay down after your meals. Talk to your neurologist. Postprandial hypotension is not as common in young individuals, but in your case may have to do with your benign intracranial hypertension or pseudotumor cerebri.

Right after surgery (2yrsAgo)I developed an autonomic nervous system dysfunction and ever since my liver enzymes (labs)fluctuate normal and high cause?

LFT elevation. Intermittent LFT increase associated with variety of illness most commonly non alcoholic fatty liver (or alcohol) Also viral hepatitis, medications / drugs or exposure to certain chemicals. To be sure this can get complicated so should probably see doc to make sure you have been tested for the major causes before thinking about many, many less common things.

Can you describe the dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system?

Almost all organs. Sudden drop blood pressure, impotense, changes in skin colour, incontinence, lack of sweating, changes in heart rate, etc.
Autonomic nervous sy. Dysfunction affects the motor innervation of smooth muscles, heart muscle & gland cells. It can affect the sympathetic or the parasympathetic components, or both.

What is the autonomic nervous system (ans)?

Dizzy spells. The function of the autonomic system is to maintain blood pressure and integrety of the circulation. Although there are people whose autonomic systems malfunction without a reason, usually it is due to a neuropathy from diabetes.
Autonomic nervous. System is the part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the "automatic" body functions -- heart rate, respiration, digestion, perspiration, hormone secretion, etc, versus the motor nervous system that controls voluntary movement. Biofeedback research has proven that even many ANS functions can be consciously affected or trained -- www. Bcia. Org or www. Aapb. Org.

What in the autonomic nervous system makes you salivate?

Autonomic NS. Parasympathetic (Cholinergic) nerve fibers regulate salivation. When they are stimulates, we salivate. When Sympathetic nerves are stimulated (Adrenergic), we get dry.