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POTS - Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Updated: Feb 29, 2020

Fainting, brain fog, tingling, shaking, weak, pain, light and sound sensitivity, tightness of chest, heat intolerance, fatigue, dizziness, headaches and MISUNDERSTOOD LONLINESS.

The day that changed my every day...

After my early morning soccer game, I ran to the car with anticipation to pick-up my best friend from the train station. My stomach began to ache and with tears I told my mom I thought I was getting the flu. Right as my friend arrived, I got sick. The next hours were a blank that gradually began to come back. While in the car I began to feel a panic as my eye sight began to blur to darkness, my hands trembled, and I couldn't feel my mom trying to comfort me. Apparently my mouth began to droop. I tried to talk but I couldn't remember how to pronounce the words. After hours of testing at the ER, doctors stated I had a severe migraine. Migraine because they couldn't say it was a seizer. Later, I could remember the panic of trying to say my brothers' names and my best friend's name who had traveled across the country to see me. The doctors and I hoped that maybe, just maybe this would never happen again. Unfortunately...

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