What is Familial Dysautonomia?

United States
May 29, 2009 3:43pm CST
Familial Dysautonomia is a Jewish genetic disorder which isn't contagious that affects the autonomic nervous system. The symptoms can include: swallowing problems, respiratory problems, floppy muscle tone, blood pressure issues with both low and high, retching, and sensory such as not being able to feel the difference between hot & cold. Has anyone ever heard of Familial Dysautonomia? Does anyone know someone with the disorder?
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