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What are some diseases associated with the autonomic nervous system?

Several. Diabetes can affect both somatic and autonomic nerves, but dysautonomias are classics. Not unusual to see orthostatic hypotension in Parkinsonian plus syndromes. Some collagen vascular disorders such as lupus, or even Sjogren's can affect these. nerves. Read more...

Abnormal. .......autonomic nervous system testing. What can the problem be?

Autonomic nerve test. Abnormal autonomic nervous testing is most commonly due to peripheral neuropathy which has many different causes. Occasionally it may be caused by central nervous system disorder. Read more...

What causes dysautonomia (dysfunction of autonomic nervous system)?

Dysautonomia. Several, such as diabetes, autoimmune disorders, connective tissue diseases, parkinson's disease, lyme disease, hereditary, injury to brain or spinal cord. Read more...
High and low BS. One of the biggest culprits in autonomic dysfunction is fluctuating blood sugars (bs)if the bs is too low your sympathetic nervous system will be stimulated, if the bs is too high, your parasympathetic nervous system will be stimulated. By keeping bs stable you can reduce dysautonomia. Read more...

Can you compare the somatic nervous system with the autonomic nervous system?

Nervous system. somatic nervous system is under your control, example making given him smoking up and down. Autonomic nervous system not to not under voluntary control, example your heart rate and blood pressure are dramatically controlled depending on the needs of the body, your interest and will move by peristalsis, movement of the bowels. Read more...

When we get cold and get goosebumps, is this the autonomic nervous system? Also is it small fibre nerves?

Pilo erectors. Goose bumps are caused by activation of the sympathetic nervous system which secretes Adrenalin (fight or flight reaction) which causes the tiny muscles to raise hair follicles temporarily. Cold temperatures can also do this. Read more...

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. Read more...
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. Read more...

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. Read more...