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Help for Dysautonomia in Lyme Disease by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:15pm 1 Comment Lyme disease often causes dysautonomia, a disruption of autonomic nervous system function, so that the ANS responds inappropriately to stimulus. Involuntary functions of the body and which are regulated by the ANS, such as heart rate, blood pressure and breathing, become compromised when this system gets out of whack. Manifestations of dysautonom ... Read on »
Dysautonomia by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 9:16pm When there was a new Internist in the town, my mother took me to him. When I was a child, I already had a few signs of ME/CFS; I fatigued easily, had sleep problem already, had difficult getting up in the morning due to fatigue, woke up in the morning with nausea, had constant pain in stomach, had constant severe canker sores, fainted sev ... Read on »
NAUSEA by Caroline Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:47pm I have had a lot of trouble with nausea for the last 4 months. It is mostly in the mornings and most days I cannot eat anything until after lunch. I don't know why it is worse in the morning and I wish I could understand the mechanism behind it so I could do something about it. Nausea can be caused by dysautonomia, chiari ... Read on »
Smiles & Stuff by Dysautonomic Posted Fri 16 Sep 2011 4:00am I don't want to be a Negative Narla all the time. Things are pretty bad for me right now; I'm having a really rough time. But it's 2:30 in the morning and I'm going to make a list of positive things that have happened recently. I don't know why it's funny, but I saw this commercial for the first time and it made me laugh and laugh and lau ... Read on »
DYSAUTONOMIA... STORY OF MY ILLNESS by Teresa .. Posted Thu 09 Jul 2009 12:00am Image via Wikipedia A lot of people either don't know I've been sick or don't know very much about my illness. So I thought I'd take this opportunity to write about it and try to explain it. I have been diagnosed with a very rare neurovascular disease that has greatly affected my life and the lives of my family. It is so very rare that m ... Read on »
DYSAUTONOMIA: MY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PART 1 by Teresa .. Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 1:10pm I have received a lot of emails from readers asking me a variety of questions about my personal battle with Dysautonomia. I really would like to answer all of you individually but because my 'good days' are few, I often don't get to answer you in detail the way I would like. Therefore, I thought I would take the time to do a Frequently ... Read on »
DYSAUTONOMIA and MY DAUGHTER by Teresa .. Posted Sat 05 Sep 2009 12:00am I'm sorry I haven't posted in the last few days. I had promised to start a new series this week that described my entire life with Dysautonomia, basically from the cradle until now. Unfortunately, I have not been able to get that completely finished and ready to post yet. I have not felt well at all this week, mostly due to excruciati ... Read on »
DYSAUTONOMIA: MY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PART 2 by Teresa .. Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 12:36pm Please note: If you have not read PART 1 in this series, please click on the following link, DYSAUTONOMIA: MY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - PART 1 . 5) WHAT EXACTLY IS THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM? The Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) is the part of the central nervous system (CNS) that regulates the bodily functions that occur without consci ... Read on »
Orthostatic Intolerance (OI) by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Jul 2008 10:08am   I have been feeling that my Orthostatic Intolerance (OI) is getting worse. It is only the feeling and I cannot prove or compare my condition with earlier days. Since combination of symptoms and severity of ME/CFS is constantly changing (within the certain range), I cannot pin point anything triggers flare ups of my condition. I know v ... Read on »
ANOTHER DYSAUTONOMIA FLAIR AND SEPSISUpdate #3 by Teresa .. Posted Sat 23 Jan 2010 6:17pm Just a short update to let you all know what has been going on with Teresa's progress over the last few days. She did have surgery on Saturday morning to have the infected port removed. Despite our repeated attempts to tell them that she is nearly impossible to get a peripheral IV line onthe Anesthesiologist hurriedly stuck a little tiny IV cat ... Read on »