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69

June 25, 2022 00:45:29
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E69: Rhonda from Utah

Join Rhonda for an exploration of healthcare from both sides - as a physician assistant and POTS patient. Her medical background and connections helped her to navigate the system, but the effects of POTS are equally devastating. Please click the "subscribe" button so that you don't miss an episode of The POTScast. Subscribing also helps us reach other people just like you! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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68

June 21, 2022 00:37:23
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E68: Becky from West Virginia

Becky developed POTS a few years ago after the birth of her son. Following several surgeries for endometriosis, her symptom load increased and she was diagnosed with POTS. Follow her journey through work, family, and POTS in this episode! You can read the transcript for this episode here: https://tinyurl.com/2p9awbfz Please click the "subscribe" button so that you don't miss an episode of The POTScast. Subscribing also helps us reach other people just like you! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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67

June 14, 2022 00:51:09
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E67: What is Autoimmunity with Dr. Cathy Pederson

Join Jill and Cathy for a wonderful discussion of autoimmunity and how a misdirected immune system can wreak so much havoc! There is a growing body of literature suggesting that POTS might be autoimmune in some people, so this is an important topic for our community! You can read the transcript for this episode here: https://tinyurl.com/3c899axj Please click the "subscribe" button so that you don't miss an episode of The POTScast. Subscribing also helps us reach other people just like you! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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66

June 11, 2022 00:25:51
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E66: Trina from Arizona

Trina had a good thing going when POTS symptoms struck her suddenly one day. It took a year for her to get diagnosed and necessitated a job change and moving back home for a while. Luckily, she is doing better now and works as a freelance writer who focuses on issues like POTS! Please click the "subscribe" button so that you don't miss an episode of The POTScast. Subscribing also helps us reach other people just like you! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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65

June 07, 2022 00:29:45
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E65: Elli from Oregon

Elli was a high school senior being recruited for college volleyball when she developed POTS after COVID. Her first year of college has been difficult, but a supportive family and friend group have made it bearable. Elli has a great attitude as she describes her first year living with POTS. Please click the "subscribe" button so that you don't miss an episode of The POTScast. Subscribing also helps us reach other people just like you! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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64

May 31, 2022 00:42:51
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E64: POTS in Kids and What Might Exacerbate Symptoms with Dr. Andrew Maxwell

An episode on POTS in adolescence is long overdue! Dr. Maxwell answers many common questions about POTS - why is exercise important? Why does blood pooling cause increased heart rate? Is the heart of a POTS patient smaller than others? What environmental triggers might make symptoms worse? All this and more in this episode of The POTScast. Mast cell criteria article mentioned in this podcast: Diagnosis of mast cell activation syndrome: a global “consensus-2” You can read the transcript for this episode here: https://tinyurl.com/yy4zxczm Please click the "subscribe" button so that you don't miss an episode of The POTScast. Subscribing also helps us reach other people just like you! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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