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Autonomic Dysfunction causes frequent headaches or migraines that ruin your daily enjoyment of life and productivity, prevents you from keeping up with your kids or spouse, and make you unable to work effectively. Ā Headaches or migraines from Autonomic Dysfunction may also leave you lightheaded or dizzy, cause mild cognitive problems (ADD, brain fog, poor focus or memory), and feel tingling or numbness in your feet, legs, hands, face, and neck.

Is Autonomic Dysfunction the source of your headaches or migraines? Take the quiz and find out:

Are you looking for answers?

Are you seeking answers for your frequent headaches, migraines, or Autonomic issues?

Have headaches affected your daily life so much it is hard to work, drive, or function?

Do you know that chronic headaches are reversible symptoms of Autonomic Nervous System dysfunction?

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Do you prefer natural or holistic medicine but they have not stopped your frequent headaches or migraines?

Do you feel like you are out of options?

Are you out of treatment options for headaches or migraines but you have not treated your Autonomic Nervous System?

Do you feel over prescribed and lost on too many medications for headaches?

Are you still looking for a diagnosis?

Do you have frequent headaches or migraines and are tired of pills that mask the pain but do not reverse the underlying cause?

TheĀ Nemechek Protocol™ medical consultation and treatment service is a brain and body recovery program that reverses the underlying cause of frequent headaches or migraines:

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Headaches or migraines are often due to Autonomic Nervous System dysfunction. Ā The Autonomic Nervous System is able to be repaired years and even decades after the original injury.

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Reversal of Autonomic Dysfunction results in improved blood pressure and inflammation regulation which results in fewer headaches and migraines.

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Restoration of Autonomic function renews balance between the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic branches, thus eliminating headaches and migraines.

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The long-term protocol for maintaining normal Autonomic function is through proper microglia and cytokine cell function, core brain nutrition, and the improved control over inflammation with bioelectric stimulation of the Vagus nerve.

The answers to frequent headaches or migraines are found deep in the Autonomic Nervous System.Ā  Autonomic dysfunction prevents the brain from getting perfect oxygen and blood flow leaving us feeling prone to headaches or other neurological symptoms.Ā  In addition, our food supply is deficient in a few core nutrients that we need for proper function which compounds our headaches.

TheĀ Nemechek Protocol™ medical consultation and treatment service uses technology to pinpoint nervous system damage, medicine to eliminate underlying infections and heal unresolved trauma, and science to restore the brainā€™s natural chemical environment and encourage stem cell production.Ā  The protocol is a simple, safe, and effective way that allows your brain to heal itself.


Your brain relies on core nutrients to function correctly and the Autonomics control your brainā€™s mechanical blood and oxygen supply systems. When the Autonomics malfunction and your core nutrients are deficient you mayĀ experience frequent headaches or migraines.Ā  Reversing Autonomic Dysfunction and restoring core nutrients normalizes the delivery of oxygen and blood pressure required to avoid the pain from headaches and migraines.

How it works

The Nemechek Protocol™ medical consultation and treatment service is a science-based medical approach that restores the natural mechanical process of cerebral blood flood upwards against gravity through repaired Autonomics and brain nutrition. A shifting of key omega fatty acids aids Autonomic repair, satisfies the brain’s nutritional demands, and encourages stem cell production in our brainā€™s natural chemical environment.

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Why it works

The field of Autonomics is science-based and evidence driven. The underlying reasons why we get frequent headaches and migraines are due to our brains and bodies no longer working together correctly. The brain is unableĀ to receive adequate blood and oxygen due to Autonomic Dysfunction.

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The first step is to identify Autonomic dysfunction through Autonomic spectral analysis, a non-invasive test that is a biomarker for your brainā€™s ability to control the body and quantifies the imbalance and tone of both the Sympathetic (ā€œfight or flightā€) and Parasympathetic (ā€œrest and digestā€) brain commands. Imbedded in those signals are the Autonomics that malfunction after injury, trauma, illness, medicines, vaccines, or childbirth.

The second step to pinpoint Autonomic Dysfunction is to determine whether an overgrowth of intestinal bacteria called SIBO is creating secondary Autonomic problems such as intestinal distress (gluten or food intolerance), preventing concussion recovery, triggering skin problems (eczema, rosacea), causing periodontal gum disease, recurrent UTI or strep infections, Autism (propionic acid toxicity), or psychiatric symptoms (anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, depression).

The third step is to implement The Nemechek Protocol™ medical consultation and treatment serviceā€™s short and long-term treatment plan for recovery, maintenance, and advanced care. For most adults, the treatment involves short term medications, the lowering of metabolic inflammation, the lowering of and neuroinflammation including bioelectric stimulation (via the Vagus nerve), the elimination of underlying bacterial infections or unresolved concussion damage, core brain nutrients to mimic the historical foods that kept our brains and nervous systems strong, and chemically cleaner food to maintain recovery and resist relapse or recover from new Autonomic injuries.

  • So glad I saw your website. I'm 47, slender, female, vegetarian, active, healthy other than autoimmune thyroid for 20 years...unfortunately in the last year I developed high blood sugar, orthostatic hypotension and connective tissue disease. Tough year! I had to cut out almost all carbs and my blood sugar levels are back to normal. HOWEVER, now if I sneak the occasional carb, I get terrible hunger and upset stomach (burping, nausea). So, now I know it is dyspepia and I guess I'll start taking Tums if I know I'm going to indulge in a carb treat...?
  • I have had gout for years, and tried just about everything without success.I reduced meat to, minimum once a week, stopped alcohol altogether.I was having LOTS of fruit and vegetables and my gout was worsening. Finally I have read something about Excessive fructose increasing uric acid.I experimented reducing my fruit intake to 1 a day, and bingo within days I saw a dramatic improvement.Cherries are the only exception. I eat a lot of them when in season,with no ill effects.
    Tony P.
  • Wow, I just read your description of OH and suggested treatment. I've struggled with unexplained fatigue when sitting still, standing, driving or riding in a car, and when I get hot for 35 years. No matter how in shape, how much rest or how healthy I am, the symptoms persist. My doctors tell me there's nothing wrong with me or it's psychological. I crave salt always. I will try your salt and low carb treatment. This condition has made it almost impossible to work in my office, sit through a long meeting or drive for more than 30 min. It has been miserable and frustrating. It's refreshing to read your descriptions. Perhaps I'm not "crazy" or lazy. Thank you so much for sharing this information.
  • Doctor N,ā€¦ just wanted to let you know that I finally did something about my high carb intake. About 3 months ago I got tired of taking all the diabetes meds and the awful side effects so I began a real effort to improve my diet and eating habits. I was totally addicted to carbs and sugar. Iā€™m now consistently under 100 carbs a dayā€¦ I feel so much better! I have more energy. I no longer take diabetes medication and my A1C levels are normal. My triglycerides have dropped to normal levels (good cholesterol up and bad down) and I have lost 15 pounds. And I eat food that I love. - Thanks
    John S.
  • Met you a few weeks ago when I came in for a bladder infection. Followed your advice for a couple of weeks after and felt significantly better, did not have the lightheadedness that I was accustomed to, and was actually having no problems waiting to savor most of my carbs at dinner time. My mood was better and had more energy.
  • Dr.N , I have been following your blog for a few months. I took your advice and reduced my carb intake and its amazing ! Itā€™s exactly like the title of this post. I lost 11 pounds without even stepping inside the gym. I have reached a weight loss plateau now,need to lose another 15-20 pounds to have a healthy BMI,but thatā€™s ok cos just like you say here even before the scales show that I have lost weight,my body is getting sculpted beautifully and people cant stop paying me compliments. They dont believe me when I tell them that the secret is saying no to Carbs. Please accept my gratitude. Where I come from(India)we donā€™t have docs like you. I am so glad I found your blog. Thank you Dr N.

Autonomic Disorders are easier to identify with real words and common symptoms:

Accelerated Aging:

Autonomic Dysfunction may be accelerated in Diabetes up to two decades earlier than people that same age who do not have Diabetes.

Autoimmune Disorders:

Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Dysregulation of normal inflammation control = Autonomic Dysfunction

Blood Pressure Problems:

Difficult to control blood pressure = Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

High blood pressure readings without independently confirmed hypertension = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

Passing out or fainting, especially when hot = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

PMS = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

Brain and Neurological Problems:

ADD, Brain Fog = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

Migraines and headaches = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

Dizzy or lightheaded, often when standing up or sitting up = Orthostatic Hypotension

Tingling in hands, feet, face, and neck = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

Numbness in legs, feet, arms, hands = Autonomic Neuropathy

Many types of seizures = Autonomic dysfunction with SIBO

Constant foot tappers and leg bouncers = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

Inability to quit smoking = Autonomic Dysfunction with nicotine receptors in body

Poor concentration, poor memory, dementia that improves when laying down or while exercising = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

Broken Mommy:

Women who are never the same after pregnancy due to sudden depletions of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy (headaches, heartburn, weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, hormone trouble, postpartum depression) = ā€œBroken Mommiesā€ Autonomic Dysfunction

Childhood Disorders:

Autism = Autonomic Dysfunction, Developmental Delay, and Propionic Acid Toxicity from SIBO

Anxiety = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction often with SIBO

ADD = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction often with SIBO

Many types of seizures = Autonomic dysfunction with SIBO

Chronic Pain or Fatigue:

Neck tightness, shoulder pain = Sympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Inflammation in brain, joints, tissues = Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Chronic fatigue = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction

Concussions, Traumatic Brain Injury:

Many of the most common symptoms from concussions, traumatic brain injury = Autonomic Dysfunction


Varicose Veins = Sympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction


Difficult to control glucose = Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Diabetes = Pancreas damage plus Autonomic Dysfunction


Sensitive to sun in daytime, difficulty seeing at night = Autonomic Dysfunction of pupil dilation and control

Heart Problems:

High heart rate when standing up (POTS, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome)

Racing heart, heart palpitations, Atrial fibrillation (A Fib) = High HRV, Autonomic Dysfunction

Heartburn, Digestive, and Intestinal Problems:

Constipation = Autonomic Dysfunction, brain moves digestive tract too slow

Heartburn = Autonomic Dysfunction, brain moves digestive tract too slow

Abdominal bloating and cramping = Autonomic Dysfunction and SIBO

Frequent urination, canā€™t empty bladder, frequent UTIā€™s = Sympathetic or Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Persistent Nausea = Brain is not emptying stomach correctly, Autonomic Dysfunction

Food intolerance, feel better on gluten-free or on Probiotics = Autonomic Dysfunction and SIBO

Hormone Regulation Issues:

Difficult to control hormone levels = Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Abnormal hormone regulation = Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Menopauseā€™s hot flashes and hormone problems = Autonomic Dysfunction hormone and body temperature control system malfunction

Hunger, Obesity:

Excessive thirst and hunger = Sympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Belly fat = Sympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction causes cortisol production and abnormal fat distribution.


Neurodegeneration (Parkinsonā€™s, Alzheimerā€™s, ALS) = Autonomic Dysfunction with brain inflammation and cellular damage

Psychiatric Anxiety/Depression:

Anxiety = poor cerebral blood oxygen against gravity from Autonomic Dysfunction often with SIBO

Chronic Depression is unresolved brain injury due to chronic inflammation = Damaged Parasympathetic Inflammatory Reflex

PTSD is unresolved brain injury due to chronic inflammation = Damaged Parasympathetic Inflammatory Reflex

Sexual Dysfunction:

Erectile Dysfunction, inability to ejaculate in men = blood flow and blood return from extremities problems, Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Vaginal dryness, inability to orgasm in women= Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Sleep Problems:

Central Sleep Apnea = Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Restless Leg Syndrome = Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Insomnia = Sympathetic Withdrawal induced high noradrenaline levels and night time anxiety

Frequent nighttime urination = Inadequate urine production and increase liquid ingestion in daytime released at night from Sympathetic Withdrawal

Non-restorative sleep = Parasympathetic Autonomic Dysfunction

Temperature Regulation Issues:

Hot flashes, night sweats = Autonomic Dysfunction often with SIBO

Cold extremities/poor circulation = Autonomic Dysfunction, Sympathetic Withdrawal

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