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“Dysautonomia and POTS: Sympathetic nerves reside in the spinal cord from T1 of the thoracic spine to L2 of the lumbar spine... Sympathetic stimulation can occur from any ligament or tendon injury or elongation. If a ligament remains in this state of injury, w/the sympathetic system firing chronically, we can see how dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system could occur.” (article, infographics, link to webinar) April 27, 2015 #NBaird #CaringMedical #Dysautonomia #POTS #EDS
Autonomic Dysfunction: Symptoms, Types, and Treatments

the autonomic nervous system & autonomic dysfunction

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“What is Dysautonomia? Dys-au-to-no-mia is the dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system. The autonomic nervous system is involved in the control of: heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, respiration, digestion, and other vital functions...” #DysautonomiaInformationNetwork #Dyustonomia
“Dysautonomia Can Impact the Whole Body: brain, mouth, eyes, skin, heart, blood vessels, immune cells, bladder, stomach, intestines, gallbladder, ...and MUCH more!” (infographic) #DysautonomiaInternational #Dysautonomia
“Dysautonomia Awareness Month: What are some symptoms of Dysautonomia? Bloating after meals, sleep disorders, headache/migraine, myofascial pain, neuropathic pain, clamminess, flushing, cold hands, numbness/tingling sensations, low back pain, aching neck & shoulders, noise sensitivity, chemical sensitivities, easily over-stimulated, feeling ‘wired,’ food allergies, ...” #SheenaWinget #Dysautonomia


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“POTS: POSTURAL (relating to posture or position - lying, sitting, standing) ORTHOSTATIC (blood flow - fairly even blood flow throughout the body changes to heavy blood pooling in lower extremities as it struggles to keep up against gravity & bloodflow is reduced to brain) TACHYCARDIA (abnormally rapid heart rate) SYNDROME (condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms)...” (infographic) #Dysautonomia #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #POTS
“Dysautonomia Fact 28: It takes someone w/POTS 3x the amount of energy it does for a healthy person to stand...” #StrongerThanPots #Dysautonomia

postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

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