i had my tilt table test yesterday and was diagnosed with neurocardiogenic syncope (vasovagal syncope). which, after 8-9 years of battling these symptoms and seeing doctors, i’m glad to finally have an answer, but it wasn’t the answer i was expecting and i have some questions i was hoping some of y’all might be able to answer. the diagnosis was vasovagal due to the presentation of hypotension during the tilt test, which from my understanding doesn’t occur in POTS (which is what i assumed i had before). but i’ve also read that POTS is daily and chronic whereas vasovagal is episodic, would someone be able to explain the difference? i guess i’m a little confused because my symptoms have been present every day since i was 13, and it’s had such a debilitating effect on my life so i’m wondering what the definition of “episodic” means in this context? if anyone has any insight into this diagnosis or what it may mean for the future, i’d love to hear it! it’s always helpful hearing from people going through or who have gone through similar things. thanks!
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Anxiety (Including GAD)