Dysautonomia and Vitamin D Deficiency

What we are studying

We'd like to determine if symptoms of dysautonomia such as fainting, dizziness, and near fainting, etc could be treated with Vitamin D in patients with low vitamin D levels.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 10 - 18

Eligibility Criteria

  • Patients must meet the Rome III criteria for childhood functional dyspepsia with nausea as the main symptom
  • Unexplained fainting

What is involved

  • At the screening visit patients will be consented; have a review of their medical history and all relevant medications in the Hypertension Center clinic.
  • At both visits patients will have non-invasive vascular testing; a tilt table test with simultaneous autonomic function measurements; and labs.

Compensation

$25 per visit

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Anya Brown
Email
anybrown@wakehealth.edu
Phone
(336) 716-4325
Principal Investigator
Dr. Hossam Shaltout

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