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5 Things You Should Know About Dysautonomia If You Have Fibromyalgia

Saturday 13 October 2018

 

From ProHealth:

 

Dysautonomia
 

5 Things You Should Know About Dysautonomia If You Have Fibromyalgia

By Celeste Cooper
October 11, 2018
Copyright © 2018 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved.

When I started looking at a way to raise awareness for dysautonomia this month, I realized it was in 2015 that I wrote about dysautonomia and fibromyalgia. So, I thought it was time for an update.

What is dysautonomia?

Dysautonomia is a term used to describe a disruption in the way our autonomic nervous system regulates, communicates, and adjusts our body functions so we maintain balance.

As reported in the above-mentioned article, the autonomic nervous system (ANS) consists of two branches: the sympathetic and the parasympathetic.

The sympathetic nervous system prepares our body for fight or flight in stressful situations and sometimes seems to give us superhuman powers in fearful or dangerous situations. Certain functions take place, like the release of adrenaline, which cause other things such as an increase in our heart rate so that more oxygen is delivered to our muscles when it’s needed.

It is the parasympathetic arm of our ANS that normalizes things after a threat is gone. Both branches of the autonomic nervous system work “automatically” to provide the body balance and well-being, referred to as homeostasis.

 

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