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Hippo EM Podcast - Episode 08 - Syncope

“Why is syncope bad in patients with Bundle Branch Blocks (BBB)?” This question comes from a Hippo EM listener. Mel and Paul get to the heart of the matter in this episode of the superfantastically popular Hippo EM podcast. 176 more words

Emergency Medicine

What follows is a case out of our own ED: 87 more words


My POTS medication story: beta-blockers, Ivabradine and a happy ending

What were you doing on Valentine’s Day this year? Normally it skips right past me but this year it marked quite an important moment in my journey to treat my POTS symptoms. 1,508 more words


Out of Sync

I have had a seven-year streak of NOT having to take a child to the emergency room. Pretty impressive, right? Today, that streak was broken. 1,019 more words

Middle Age

Gravity and why it's a bitch

So, I’ve had a few people ask about my blog’s title, “Gravity’s a Bitch.” For the POTSies out there, I’m guessing you already know, but for everyone else, let me take a moment to explain. 874 more words


The Foreword to.....A Truely Ridiculous Story...

I never know how to tell this story because it sounds so ridiculous every time I tell it.    Allow me to back up a bit so the picture is a bit more clear and a little ‘less’ ominous, if that is truly possible. 202 more words