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Prognosis of Unexplained Syncope and Orthostatic Hypotension

Yasa et al (Yasa E, Ricci F, Magnusson M, et al. Heart Published Online
First: doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2017-31185) report a prospective population study to assess the outcome of patients with discharge diagnoses of unexplained syncope or orthostatic hypotension. 247 more words

My Wellness Journey: Exercise Goals 

I have been doing pretty well at trying to exercise at least 30 minutes a day. Well at least on the days that my migraine pain is more tolerable. 213 more words


Ass down, face up, that's the way I like to... lie on the floor and stop myself from fainting.

I also lie in my car, in my bed, and at my desk at work.  Standing, and some other things, cause my blood supply to to remain in my legs and limits the amount my brains gets.  513 more words

Neurocardiogenic Syncope

My first diagnosis was given to me in 2011 after a tilt table test (TTT), EKG, few open MRIs and a 30 day heart monitor. I have Neurocardiogenic Syncope (also weirdly known as “the common faint”). 180 more words

Chronic Illness


Ever since I was little, I would experience what I call “blackouts” when I stand up. Which is exactly what it sounds like. My vision would literally dim and black out as if I was blind and I would feel really light-headed. 525 more words


Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Part 2: My Symptoms and Comorbidities

Like I have stated before, there are 13 subtypes of EDS, 3 of them more common than the others, and the most common type being the hypermobility type. 969 more words

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome