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Blog 40: Anger & Anxiety- Part 1

In today’s blog we will discuss Anger and Anxiety. Anger is an important emotion experienced by humans of every world culture. However, this strong feeling/emotion is often a tricky feeling to experience and to navigate healthily. 793 more words

Suspended Reality

I didn’t want to be there any more. Forced upright and strapped to a table. My head was pounding, my heart was going into overdrive and I felt sick.  284 more words

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

effects of stress

Describe the roles that ANY FOUR of the following plays in stress and its pathways:

a) hypothalamus

b) hippocampus

c) endocrine system

d) autonomic nervous system… 6 more words

Roomie Appreciation

Having a good roommate is always an important factor to college life, but especially in the life of someone with POTS. When my POTS is acting up, I can hide out in my room from the rest of the world, but my roommate is still there. 441 more words



I have not posted on the blog in a long time. It is not because of a lack of words to say, but the issue of not wanting to accept the words I have to say. 383 more words


Sniffing & gasping can prevent fainting!

Sniffing and gasping for air can prevent people from fainting says a preliminary study by Dr. Marta Bavolarova, a cardiologist at , Slovak Republic.

Fainting – also called syncope is a sudden, brief loss of consciousness and posture caused by decreased blood flow to the brain. 398 more words