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Dystonia: what is this disease?

The causes and mechanism of development of VSD

In accordance with the name of the syndrome it is clear that it is caused by disturbances in the autonomic nervous system, leading to vascular disorders (increased tone, spasm, extension). Reasons are:

  • genetic predisposition;
  • dependence from age-related hormonal changes within the body;
  • infectious disease;
  • cervical osteochondrosis;
  • injuries and diseases of the nervous system;
  • allergic diseases;
  • excessive use of coffee;
  • alcoholism and Smoking;
  • occupational exposure to toxic poisons.

Dystonia, the child appears in connection with violations of the pregnancy of the mother, acute infectious diseases, malnutrition. Hormonal changes in adolescence, happening against the background of increased emotional and mental stress. In women often manifests itself ESP in the context of pregnancy, early menopause. Men are less likely to suffer from autonomic disorders.

Contributing factors include:

  • the lack of movements;
  • weight;
  • various chronic diseases;
  • endocrine diseases;
  • stress and conflict situations.


Disorders of the autonomic nervous system can cause very diverse symptoms, they are about 150. For VSD the most typical symptoms associated with vascular response and the Central nervous system: