Vegetative-vascular dystonia: to get rid of forever
Vegetative-vascular dystonia (VSD) is not in itself a separate disease or even its expression. In fact, it is a complex set of individual symptoms, which affects many organs and systems of the human body. IRR arises due to problems in the work of the Central (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral parts of the nervous system.
Do I need to treat vegetative-vascular dystonia?
This question immediately arises from the patient as soon as he finds out that the IRR is not really a disease and is not exactly a disease. In fact, to get rid of the problem, because it is accompanied by a number of unpleasant symptoms, whether headaches or excessive sweating. In addition, dystonia may «unite» with other factors and cause more severe pathology — ulcers those or other organs, ischemic heart disease, hypertension, bronchial asthma etc.
Classification of symptom
There are three main types of dystonia:
- on hypertonic type;
- in hypotonic type;
Specific diagnosis depends on which system (sympathetic or parasympathetic) dominates at the person. The fact that the sympathetic is responsible for the work, activity, energy, while parasimpatic for relaxation and rest. This is evident not only in the emotional state of a person, but also in the functioning of the organism as a whole (for example, vasodilation, increase or decrease the heart rate, etc.). In the case when dominated by the sympathetic nervous system, the person often feels fatigue, all things are given to him hard. It is also accompanied by increased heart rate and sleep problems. Diagnosed VSD on hypertonic type.
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With the dominance of the parasympathetic nervous system, the patient, on the contrary, feels the excitement, he doesn’t know what to do with unspent energy. Often this condition is accompanied by depression and evidence of vascular dystonia on hypotonic type. Mixed VSD speaks of «resistance» between the two systems, clearly seen in the rapid change of mood and surges of the emotional state.
How to get rid of dystonia?
Although treatment of VSD is often accompanied by the appointment of a number of other medicines (which, for the most part, vitamins or tonic preparations), most doctors agree that a full treatment generally consists of non-pharmacological methods. First we need to get rid of the factors that can provoke the development of dystonia. These include excessive physical and emotional stress, lack of sleep, wrong mode of the day, etc. Should be limited to computer games and watching television, and to establish a «relationship» with the sport. It is best to do physical therapy or other possible exercises, in order to eliminate the lack of exercise.
Be sure to follow the situation in the family: the best way to protect themselves from the scandals, stress and other problems. It is useful and the transition to a healthy, proper diet. To discuss your diet best with your doctor. Be sure to get rid of bad habits! Smoking and abuse of alcohol will not only speed up the process of development of VSD but also can lead to other more serious pathologies of the whole body. As for specific therapies, it should be singled out physical therapy. The most frequently used methods of treatment include:
- Water treatment: swimming in the pool, therapeutic baths.
- Vacuum therapy.
- Laser — and magnetopuncture.
- Electrical stimulation.
- Therapeutic massage, etc.
Read more about these methods, check with your neurologist immediately consult a doctor / physiotherapist. Most often, the treatment course comprises 10 – 15 procedures. First therapeutic measures are carried out daily, and later they hold a break in one or two days. The complexes should be repeated from time to time as needed.
Doctor’s prescription you can try to reduce the number of the manifestations vascular dystonia with the help of herbs. Most effective in this are motherwort, ginseng root, Siberian ginseng, hawthorn, Valerian, mint, aralia, Rhaponticum, chamomile and others.
In what form they take? Some herbs should be brewed and drink as regular green tea, while others show their impact when conducting a medical bath, the third drop down into the water and take as a medicine. What course will need to consult with a physical therapist.
In any case, even in the absence of symptoms should be systematically undergo a full examination. Often advice administered every 3 to 6 months, depending on the type and severity of VSD. Especially attentively it is necessary to monitor the state of health in autumn and spring, because in these periods there is usually aggravation.
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Often vegetative-vascular dystonia is found in children and adolescents aged 5 to 15 years. The longer the «delay» treatment, the harder it is to get rid of the problem. Keep this in mind and don’t try to be treated at home. Although the IRR is not a disease, it still requires a complex medical approach. Talk to a professional and be healthy!