Archive for the ‘Dysautonomia’ Category

High Tryptase Associated with Dysautonomia and POTS

Posted on October 18, 2016

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have identified a genetic explanation for a syndrome characterized by multiple frustrating and difficult-to-treat symptoms, including dizziness and lightheadedness, skin flushing and itching, gastrointestinal complaints, chronic pain, and bone and joint problems. Some people who experience these diverse symptoms have elevated levels of tryptase — a protein in […]

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“POTs and EDS” Webinar by Dr. Henry Burkholder – Recording Available

Posted on January 6, 2015

  EDS Awareness invites you to watch this FREE webinar recording!    Sponsored by:     Dr. Henry Burkholder  presents “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTs) and EDS”. He is a Pediatric Cardiologist and presenter at the 2014 EDNF Conference in Houston, TX.         PRESENTER:  Dr. Henry Burkholder, Pediatric Cardiologist   TOPIC:   Postural Orthostatic […]

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Cleveland Clinic webinar on “POTs, Syncope and Other Autonomic Disorders” held November 12, 2014

Posted on October 10, 2014

Cleveland Clinic webinar Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time: 12:00 PM (EST) (See link at the bottom of this article to register) Autonomic disorders are neurological diseases which can affect the cardiovascular system. Syncope, Dysautonomia and POTs (Postural Tachycardia Syndrome) are the most common forms. Over one million Americans are impacted with a primary autonomic […]

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Webinar by Dr. Pocinki – Recording Available

Posted on August 29, 2014

EDS Awareness invites you to listen to Dr. Alan Pocinki’s presentation about  Chronic Pain, Poor Sleep, Depression, and Fatigue in EDS.  Dysautonomia was also addressed in his lecture. Sponsored by  PRESENTER:   Alan Pocinki, MD, FACP TOPIC:     Breaking the cycle of Chronic Pain, Poor Sleep, Depression, and Fatigue  Click here for the recording of the educational program  Click here […]

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Webinar by Dr. Peter Rowe – Recording available

Posted on July 16, 2014

  EDS Awareness invites you to listen to a replay of this FREE online learning session! Dr. Peter Rowe spoke about managing Orthostatic Intolerance in EDS.     Sponsored by    CLICK HERE for a link to the recording   CLICK HERE for the slides used in this presentation     PRESENTER:   Dr. Peter Rowe is a […]

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Exercise and Lifestyle Therapies are Key to Managing POTS

Posted on July 11, 2014

POTS experts, Dr. Blair Grubb and Dr. Geoffrey Heyer, explain the symptoms and treatments.  Studies have indicated that 1 in 4 of those diagnosed with POTS are disabled. Exercise helps by enhancing the effectiveness of the peripheral skeletal muscle pump, according to Dr. Grubb. By Deborah Kotz.  As a consumer health reporter, I assume I’ve heard of every health […]

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