Archive for the ‘POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome)’ Category

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Active Teen Gets Her Life Back after Discovering POTS

Posted on July 11, 2018

July 9, 2018 by Heather Bauders, Senior Public Relations Specialist     Every day of restored health is a blessing for Christina Corturillo and her mom, Kathy. What do you do when you go from being an active kid to unable to walk? What do you do when doctors think the problem is mental, but you know […]

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Doctor said it was all in her head, but it was ‘the most common condition’

Posted on June 24, 2018

POSTED 5:48 AM, JUNE 26, 2018, BY CNN WIRE, UPDATED AT 07:37AM, JUNE 26, 2018 Fox 59 File photo Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles is ecstatic about leading the Philadelphia Eagles to victory, but that’s not the triumph he celebrates daily. He gives that medal to his wife, Tori Foles, for what he calls her “amazing strength” […]

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Woman called “Faker” Because of POTS an Invisible Condition

Posted on June 14, 2018

Many “invisible” illnesses like POTS and Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) are not understood by the medical community and the general public. Learn more and spread awareness in your community. Standing up for POTS EDS Awareness Education

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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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EDS, POTS and MCAS Linked by One Gene Mutation

Posted on October 17, 2016

Author: Kate Horowitz On a good day, my shoulders, knees, and hips will dislocate two to five times apiece. The slightest bump into a table or door will bloom new bruises on my arms and legs or tear a gash in the thin skin on my hands. My blood pressure will plummet each time I stand, […]

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POTS Lecture with Carrie Burdzinski

Posted on April 1, 2016

POTS Lecture with Carrie Burdzinski   Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Dysautonomia, and the Autonomic Nervous System What is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)? What are its signs and symptoms and what are the mechanisms by which all body systems are affected? How does the autonomic nervous system normally function? What is the etiology, or […]

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Free Webinar: “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTs)”

Posted on February 28, 2016

Watch the recording of this free webinar. Sponsored by www.bodysupportstore.com   Presenter: Dr. Blair Grubb Topic: “Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTs)”   Click IMAGE for a link to this recording Click here for a link to the presenter’s slides   –   INVITE YOUR FRIENDS: Spread the knowledge!  Please post this announcement on Facebook, and forward this invitation to others […]

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A Neurological Disorder Known as POTS Can Cause Dizziness and Fainting

Posted on July 19, 2015

Lightheadedness and/or fainting spells upon standing are a common symptom of POTS. Not enough blood returns to the heart and brain upon standing, which causes a rapid increase in heart rate called tachycardia. Other symptoms may include chronic fatigue, “brain fog,” and pain

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