dysautonomia

Is Dysautonomia a Major Factor in Post-Traumatic Headaches?

Is Dysautonomia a Major Factor in Post-Traumatic Headaches?

by Jonathan Chung, D.C. Persistent headaches are arguably the most common problem associated with persistent post-concussion symptoms. While these headaches do look and feel similar to migraine headaches, they have their own classification under the umbrella of post-traumatic headache...

Did You Just “DYS” Me?!

Did You Just “DYS” Me?!

Kelly Harrigan Do you want the bad news or the good news?  Okay, here goes with the knockout punch: dysautonomia affects more than 70 million people worldwide and, at this time, there is no cure. The good news? Now...

7 Unique Symptoms of Dysautonomia

by Kellie Pokrifka Throughout this issue, we have discovered the basis for dysautonomia. Now let’s talk about the myriad of ways in which dysautonomia can present itself after brain injury. Note that there are numerous forms of dysautonomia and...

Are Faulty Veins to Blame for Dysautonomia After a Concussion

Are Faulty Veins to Blame for Dysautonomia After a Concussion

by Jonathan Chung, D.C. Dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system has become a more widely recognized problem in concussion research in the past 5 years. However, translating this knowledge into effective treatment has been lacking because many clinicians still...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Happy New Year, everyone!! I am excited to kick off the New Year with an issue all about dysautonomia. This is such a misunderstood and often misdiagnosed symptom of brain injury. If you have a...

The Anxious Brain

The Anxious Brain

by Dr. Jeremy Schmoe, DC, DACNB I’ll make this simple: when you injure your brain, you will affect the integration between your brain-gut and gut-brain axis. This can lead to gastrointestinal dysfunction, and it is very common to develop...