Unmotivated headache, “jumping” pressure, loss of energy, malaise and lethargy, insomnia – many blame bad weather for this. But the problem lies in the disruption of the autonomic nervous system.
Vegetative dysfunction or vegetative-vascular dystonia (VVD) is far from safe for humans. In addition to unpleasant symptoms that reduce the quality of life, in some cases, VSD is the first harbinger of hypo – and / or hypertension, atherosclerosis. To prevent the development of these serious diseases, it is important to understand the causes in time.
The main causes of vegetative-vascular dystonia
Frequent causes of disorders in the functioning of the autonomic nervous system are:
- constant stress, overwork, lack of sleep and rest;
- diseases of the endocrine system, kidneys;
- hereditary predisposition.
Excessive emotional stress, worries, for example, about work, personal life, fear of the future – all this stimulates the production of the stress hormone cortisol. Constantly elevated levels of this hormone enhances the functioning of the autonomic nervous system. As a result, headache, nervousness, insomnia, anxiety appear; in some cases, aggression.
Studies with VSD
Before you start taking sedatives on your own, it’s important to measure your blood cortisol levels. In this case, the selection of pharmacotherapeutic agents will be reasonable and effective. CITILAB is conducting research for this .
To avoid the additional stress associated with the trip to the clinic, call the nurse at home. She will make all the necessary manipulations, and then transport him to the laboratory for research. You will receive the test results in your personal account on the citilab.ru website or by e- mail .
But not only an increased level of cortisol can be the cause of vegetative-vascular dystonia. Low or high (“jumping”) pressure, which many complain about in the autumn-winter period, may be due to a lack / excess of fluid in the body. And the point here is not how much water you use (maybe a sufficient amount), but the imbalance of the hormones renin and aldosterone.
Renin controls blood pressure levels. Increased or decreased levels indicate abnormal blood pressure, possible kidney failure, and kidney damage. If the production of renin is disturbed, more aldosterone is produced, a steroid hormone that stimulates the elimination of excess fluid from the body. As a result, edema, increased fatigue, and increased blood pressure appear.
The study identifies these disorders and allows the doctor to prescribe the correct pharmacotherapeutic support for your better well-being.