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Mandranarums

647d

I was finally diagnosed with POTS after a long journey of doctors not listening to me. I've been struggling with the symptoms for a long time now, but my doctor didn't give me any advice on how to help them. any advice on how to manage POTS symptoms and flare ups?

    • Paigey

      645d

      Blue light blocking glasses, acupressure mat, and CINCOM Leg Massager for Foot Calf Air Compression Leg Wraps with Portable Handheld Controller are also awesome. I use them everyday

    • Em0ry_Sc4r

      646d

      I used to call my POTS episodes seizures because nobody could figure out what was going on with me and I thought it was a seizure. I finally figured out what it was this year when I stumbled across a website that perfectly described my symptoms and I even found out it goes hand and hand with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which is something I have.

      • Paigey

        644d

        @Em0ry_Sc4r that’s what was happening to me! I would go to the bar and my eyes would start twitching. I had no idea what was wrong with me. I would have to walk outside to calm down. I would feel so much panic over nothing and my heart rate would sky rocket and my hands would get super sweaty. I met a nice girl at yoga who told me she has POTS and a doctor to go to and I was so thankful. Because I have had it for years and never even knew. All the doctors would say I have psychiatric issues. So I started going to functional doctors and they have saved my life honestly. The 80oz of water, 10,000 mg of salt, and 4-5 times work out with weights help so much too. I feel like after all my years of research I can become a doctor. Because I have been to a million western and they pass me back and forth like I’m an item.

        • Moongirl

          642d

          @Paigey what is a functional doctor?

      • sativa

        646d

        @Em0ry_Sc4r do you happen to remember the website? awesome you figured it out

        • Em0ry_Sc4r

          646d

          @sativa I dont remeber the website sorry, I stumbled across it randomly. I typed "grey out with shaking" into a searchbar and it was the 3rd-4th website that popped up.

    • Atem

      647d

      Propell is nice, 0 sugar

    • Wanderinglumos

      647d

      I’d suggest getting a drink you like with electrolytes in it to help you stay hydrated. I drink propel, liquid iv, and dripdrop. I personally like to get compression leggings to help me when I’m standing up a lot too

      • Mandranarums

        647d

        @Wanderinglumos I've been looking for a drink I like. I've just been drinking sugar free Gatorade recently. I will definitely try out the compression leggings as well. Thank you!

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