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Question: carp. tunnel


 intoou - Tue Feb 01, 2005 11:20 pm

what does it mean when ,after ct surgery ,you show the presence of dysautonomia ?
 Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Sun Jun 25, 2006 4:33 pm

User avatar Hi intoou,
Autonomic Dysfunction, Autonomic Failure and Autonomic Neuropathy and DYSAUTONOMIA Are synonymous. Dysautonomia means a disorder of autonomic nervous system (ANS) function, which can be failure of the sympathetic or parasympathetic components of the ANS or excessive ANS activities. Dysautonomia can be local, or generalized, as in pure autonomic failure. It can be acute and reversible, or chronic and progressive. Diabetes and alcohol can cause Dysautonomia. Impotence (in men) and fall in blood pressure on standing (orthostatic hypotension) are forms of generalized Dysautonomia. On the other hand, hypertension and tachycardia ( rapid pulse) are forms of excessive ANS activity. They are not treatable but may be reversible spontaneously if the cause is treated.
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