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WHEREAS, Dysautonomia is a group of medical conditions that result in a malfunction of the autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for bodily functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, digestion, pupil dilation and temperature control; and

WHEREAS, Dysautonomia impacts people regardless of age, gender, or race; and

WHEREAS, Dysautonomia can be disabling, resulting in social isolation and economic hardship as research into this illness is still in its infancy; and

WHEREAS, increased awareness about Dysautonomia will help people receive diagnosis and treatment earlier, and foster support for individuals and families coping with Dysautonomia in our community; and

WHEREAS, Dysautonomia advocates seek to recognize the contributions of the professional medical community, patients and family members who are working to educate our citizenry about Dysautonomia in Nevada;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 2018 as

 Dysautonomia Awareness Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson