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Saturday, 23 September 2017

An Overlooked Issue in Fibromyalgia? Study Highlights Problems Standing (Orthostatic Intolerance)



The autonomic nervous system rears its head in fibromyalgia – again. The pattern in fibromyalgia is now pretty clear; the fight/flight (sympathetic nervous system) system is activated even during rest, the heart rate response (chronotropic incompetence) to exercise is in the pits, and the sympathetic nervous system – overactive during rest – poops out when under stress. Plus the baroreflex response, which maintains blood pressure, and regulates autonomic nervous system functioning, is not working properly either.

An Overlooked Issue in Fibromyalgia? Study Highlights Problems Standing (Orthostatic Intolerance)

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