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;
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 17th day of September, 2018.