Familial Dysautonomia is also known as Riley-Day Syndrome. This is an inherited condition that is affecting the nervous system. People who were born with this kind of condition have less nerve fibers that is responsible for carrying sensations around the body.
The people suffering from this have trouble feeling sensations, pain, pressure in their skin or knowing the position of their legs and arms. They have problems with their taste.
Here are the different Symptoms of This Disorder:
- frequent choking and gagging
- having trouble gaining weight
- frequent vomiting
- having difficulty swallowing
- lung infections due to food and juices in the stomach that enters the lungs
- excessive sweating and having skin red skin blotches
- having nasal voice
- holding of breath that causes fainting
- having abnormal body temperature and blood pressure
- loss of control in bladder
- decreasing reflexes of muscle tones