Dysautonomia according to Chinese Medicine

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What is dysautonomia?

Dysautonomia is a disorder of the autonomic nervous system, which controls functions such as breathing and heartbeat. The symptoms of dysautonomia, which are numerous and vary widely for each individual, are due to inefficient or unbalanced efferent signals sent via the autonomic nervous system.

What causes dysautonomia according to TCM?

There are 3 patterns of disharmony in our database that are associated with dysautonomia. TCM sees our body (and mind) as a holistic system in which health issues stem from imbalances, known as "patterns of disharmony". These patterns can manifest in a wide range of symptoms and illnesses, such as dysautonomia here.

For more details on the underlying causes and patterns behind dysautonomia, refer to this comprehensive page on the subject.

Herbal formulas used in TCM for dysautonomia

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Individual herbs used in TCM for dysautonomia

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Acupuncture and acupressure points for dysautonomia

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TCM dietary and lifestyle recommendations that might help with dysautonomia

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