Baroreflux failure syndrome

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What is baroreflux failure syndrome?

Baroreflex Failure is a rare disorder characterized by change of blood pressure with episodes of severe hypertension (high blood pressure). There can be increased heart rate during stress and hypotension (low blood pressure) with normal or reduced heart rate during rest.

Common symptoms reported by people with baroreflux failure syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with baroreflux failure syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(R-lipoic Acid)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Coreg)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Florinef)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(ProAmatine)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Mestinon)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Rolling Walker)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Manual fold up)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)

Data from patients with baroreflux failure syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with baroreflux failure syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(R-lipoic Acid)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Coreg)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
hypotension
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Florinef)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(ProAmatine)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
goosebumps narrow pulse pressure 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Mestinon)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Rolling Walker)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Manual fold up)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with baroreflux failure syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has baroreflux failure syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 2
50s 4
60s 7
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

56% Female
44% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from baroreflux failure syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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