What Is Dysautonomia?

By james
Reviewed: Dr. Gromatzky
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Our autonomic nervous system is responsible for helping to ensure the inner workings of our bodies are operating as they should be. This means things like regulating our heart beat, our breathing, our blood pressure, our digestion, and so on. These are all things that we don’t have to actively think about in order for them to operate.

If something was to affect this system, then it can have a negative impact on the functioning of our bodies. In some instances, it can be very dangerous and it can bring the patient’s life to a premature end. Here we look at the condition in close detail, and the impact it can have on people’s lives.

1. Dysautonomia?

Dysautonomia is a blanket term for conditions that affect our autonomic nervous system. Dysautonomia is a relatively common condition, and around 70 million people are affected by it worldwide. The severity of the symptoms can range considerably, and it can be very dangerous in some cases.

It can also affect people of all ages and from all walks of life. The condition is not well understood and will often not be diagnosed. In addition to health risks, the condition can have a considerable negative impact on the patient’s quality of life. There are numerous different types, and numerous potential causes.


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