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The autonomic nervous system governs the cardiovascular system and this principle has led to various studies showing relations between autonomic dysfunctions and chronic pain.
Kelley then synthesized all of this into the treatment program he utilized, stipulating that, based on the balance between the activity of the two halves of the autonomic nervous system, different types of people might have different dietary needs, respond differently to nutritional supplements, and even have different "normal" parameters for various blood tests.
Hirsch J, Mackintosh RM (2003) Measuring activity of the autonomic nervous system in humans.
It has been documented that autonomic nervous system imbalance due to changes in geometry of the failing heart may lead to mechanical distortion of sensory nerve endings11.
Numerous other agents have a direct or indirect effect on the autonomic nervous system.
Sajadieh et al (9) have reported that reduced heart rate variability (HRV) was related to white blood cell and CRP concentration when taken as markers of inflammation in the middle-aged to elderly healthy white population suggesting the involvement of an imbalance of the autonomic nervous system in the inflammatory reaction and the interaction might play an important role in the development of cardiovascular disease.
Their target was the autonomic nervous system, that part of the body that controls unconscious activities like breathing, heartbeat, digestion, and such, which earlier research had indicated might play a role.
It is certainly a life-changing experience and deals with our central nervous system and autonomic nervous system.
Researchers suggest that because it is difficult to predict which pathways in the autonomic nervous system are affected by an SCI, during the recovery period SCI patients should be routinely screened for autonomic nervous system damage.
Various negative factors such as psycho-emotional surges, infections, intoxication, injuries and environmental factors condition development of malfunction in cortical regions of the brain, autonomic nervous system and endocrine organs.

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