Have you heard the term “Dysautonomia”?

If you are feeling completely out of sorts, maybe you have IBS, heart palpitations, and fatigue? Maybe it’s high blood pressure, brain fog, and hot flashes? Read below and see if these facts about dysautonomia sound or feel familiar.

Here is a list of 11 interesting facts about dysautonomia:

Dysautonomia (autonomic dysregulation) is a medical condition that affects the autonomic nervous system, which controls many of the body’s automatic functions, such as heart rate, blood pressure, digestion, and temperature regulation.

Because chiropractors have a direct impact on the autonomic nervous system with their adjustments of the spine, they believe that information on dysautonomia will be helpful to you.

Dysautonomia is a broad term that encompasses several different types of autonomic dysfunction, including postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), neurocardiogenic syncope, and pure autonomic failure.

Dysautonomia can affect people of all ages, but it is most commonly diagnosed in young women.

Symptoms of dysautonomia can vary widely depending on the type and severity of the condition, but they may include lightheadedness, fainting, rapid heart rate, low blood pressure, gastrointestinal problems, and difficulty regulating body temperature.

Dysautonomia is often misdiagnosed or underdiagnosed, as its symptoms can be similar to those of other medical conditions.

There is currently no cure for dysautonomia, but there are treatments available to manage symptoms and improve quality of life, including medications, lifestyle changes, and Chiropractic care.

Dysautonomia can have a significant impact on a person’s daily life, and many people with the condition struggle with fatigue, cognitive impairment, and difficulty performing everyday tasks.

Some people with dysautonomia may benefit from using mobility aids such as canes, walkers, or wheelchairs to help them get around.

Dysautonomia can be caused by a variety of factors, including autoimmune disorders, genetic mutations, nerve damage, and medication side effects.

Dysautonomia research is ongoing, and there is hope that new treatments and therapies will be developed to help people with this challenging condition.

Dr. Lou Jacobs has been working with patients suffering from dysautonomia for over 20 years. Dysautonomia responds well to strategic chiropractic care as well as acupuncture. Chiropractic care focuses on neurology and the impact of subluxation of the spine on the brain and nerves. Dr. Lou is accepting new patients in Portland, Maine. His team will answer your questions if you call (207) 774-6251.