dysautonomia

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dysautonomia

[¦dis¦ȯd·ə¦näm·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal functioning of the autonomic nervous system.
A congenital syndrome with aberrations in the autonomic nervous system function, including indifference to pain, diminished secretion of tears, poor vasomotor control, motor incoordination, labile cardiovascular reactions, frequent attacks of bronchial pneumonia, and hypersalivation with aspiration and trouble in swallowing. Also known as Riley-Day syndrome.
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I had movement disorder, seizures and my heart was under great pressure due to autonomic dysfunction.
P Feifer [13] even concluded that after a mean duration of 25 years of diabetes almost all diabetics will have autonomic dysfunction. A higher prevalence rate of CAN (70%) was observed with an early age of onset having mean duration of diabetes 2.67 [+ or -] 1.67 yrs.
Autonomic dysfunction is a distinctive feature of the disease and helps distinguish ADLD from progressive MS (6).
In this sense, cardiac autonomic dysfunction may play a critical role in hypertension onset in offspring of hypertensives.
Previous case reports had suggested a link between migraine and atrial fibrillation, which could be mediated by autonomic dysfunction.
Rapid-onset obesity with hypoventilation, hypothalamic dysfunction and autonomic dysregulation (ROHHAD) syndrome is a rare cause of obesity, characterized by early and rapid onset of obesity, hypoventilation, hypothalamic dysfunction and autonomic dysfunction. To date, 80 patients with ROHHAD have been reported (1,2,3).
Minkoff reports that patients suffering from headaches, dizziness, brain fog, memory loss, POTS, and symptoms of autonomic dysfunction have benefited from this treatment.
Symptoms of autonomic neuropathy occur long after the onset of diabetes, but symptoms of autonomic dysfunction are common.
We aim to demonstrate possible autonomic dysfunction based on salivary [alpha]-amylase measurements during and after the vertigo attacks associated with Meniere disease (MD) and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).

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