October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month

Unfortunately, a lot of people still have never heard of dysautonomia, or the various conditions that fall under its umbrella. Dysautonomia is a blanket term that covers conditions resulting in autonomic dysfunction. Your Autonomic Nervous System is responsible for a lot of the things that are supposed to happen in your body automatically; things like your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, sending your blood to where your body needs it the most at any given time, and can affect just about any system in the body. For many with autonomic disorders, it can make the simple act of standing up a very dangerous game.

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Cara's Interview on Dear Friends & Family

This week's episode of the Dear Friends & Family podcast includes an interview with me! The show is another podcast about chronic illness that's definitely worth checking out. I talked to Lex & Patty about my weird body and starting my own show. You can find the episode on Sticher or iTunes!

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