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Featured Video of the Week: Autonomic Medicine in Neurology & Autonomic Neuropathy

Dr. Gibbons is a neurologist based out of Harvard with a specialty in autonomic disorders. In this video, Dr. Gibbons explains what autonomic neuropathy is and what systems may be affected by the condition. He states that early identification is important to prevent the condition from becoming difficult to manage. Dr. Gibbons explains that disorders …

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Featured Video of the Week: Sorting Out Syncope & Basic Physiology

This week Dr. Satish Raj discusses his background as a heart-rhythm specialist, his experience at Vanderbilt and syncopes. Dr. Raj describes that reflex syncopes have different names and these syncopes stem from a range of different causes. When someone is experiencing one of these syncopes, there is a nervous system reflex that is sensing something …

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Dysautonomia Patient Story 02/2020

Hello everybody, welcome to the third TDP Patient Story blog. This month’s patient is a female who lives in Connecticut. She has been diagnosed with POTS, EDS, Asthma, Eczema. Daily, she endures commons symptoms of dysautonomia-difficulty standing for long periods of time, brain fog, lightheadedness, migraines, nausea, fainting, maintaining homeostasis through body temperature, and more. …

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Dysautonomia Patient Story 01/2020

Hi everyone! Welcome to the second TDP Patient Story blog. For our second case study, we will follow a 34-year-old woman from Ohio. She has been struggling with the symptoms of dysautonomia including postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), and vasovagal syncope or neurocardiogenic syncope progressively throughout her life. This trio is a combination that 30% …

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Dysautonomia Patient Story 12/2019

Hi everyone! Welcome to the first TDP Patient Story blog. For our first case study, we will be summarizing the journey of a male patient living in Denmark, age 52. He is battling multiple forms of dysautonomia including: autonomic dysfunction, orthostatic hypotension, and hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies also known as HNPP. While …

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