Dysautonomia (autonomic dysfunction) is a broad term that describes any disease or malfunction of the autonomic nervous system. This includes Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Vasovagal Syncope, Mitral Valve Prolapse Dysautonomia, Pure Autonomic Failure, Neurocardiogenic Syncope (NCS), Neurally Mediated Hypotension (NMH), autonomic instability and a number of lesser-known disorders such as Cerebral Salt-wasting Syndrome. Dysautonomia is associated with Lyme Disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, Multiple System Atrophy (Shy-Drager Syndrome),Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, and Marfan Syndrome for reasons that are not fully understood.
DC provides information and support for several types of Dysautonomia including: Autonomic Dysreflexia, POTS, NCS, Multiple System Atrophy, Pure Autonomic Failure and Dysautonomia related conditions such as EDS and Small Fiber Peripheral Neuropathy. Follow the links in the drop down menus to learn more about Dysautonomia conditions, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and more.
DC also provides a great facebook group where our members can discuss a wide variety of topics regarding Dysautonomia conditions, disability, diet, exercise, everyday living, helpful home remedies and much more! Wondering about the new home page? Where have the videos, announcements and news posts gone? Simply click on “DC Content Feed” and you’ll find what you’re looking for!