22 Gift Ideas For People With POTS

Gift ideas for someone with POTS

Hey there! You’ve probably landed on this page because you know someone with POTS and you need awesome gift ideas. Or, maybe you have POTS and you want to put some new items on your wish list for friends and family. Whatever the case may be, you’ve come to the…

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The Levine Protocol For Exercising With POTS

the Levine Protocol

Exercising is one lifestyle change you can make to treat Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). You may be groaning, or you may be cheering, depending on how you view exercise. If you hate exercising, hear me out. Exercise is arguably one of the most beneficial lifestyle changes you can implement…

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My Top POTS Triggers To Avoid

POTS triggers and what makes POTS worse

In my four years of having a POTS diagnosis, I’ve learned (sometimes the hard way!) what can make my POTS worse. Knowing these POTS triggers, like the summer heat, dehydration, and my menstrual cycle, has helped me adapt to a lifestyle where I’m prepared for these triggers or avoid them…

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POTS Diet and Nutrition Tips You Need to Know

POTS diet and nutrition tips

Hi, friends! I have POTS diet tips woven throughout different blog posts, but I don’t have one post dedicated to compiling all these diet tips in one neat and tidy place. Plus, I’m really interested in nutrition and how what you eat can fuel and nourish your body. So I…

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Running a 5K With POTS

Running a 5k With POTS

Hello, friends! I’m very excited to share today’s post. For the past month, I’ve been training for running a 5k with POTS! This is huge for me because I haven’t run a 5k race—or any races at all—since before I got my POTS diagnosis. It took so much work and…

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My Favorite Salty Snacks for POTS

salty snacks for POTS patients

Many people with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, or POTS, need to eat a high-salt diet. The good news is that there are a lot of foods out there packed with sodium to help us get the salt we need. But not all the options are the healthiest, and if you…

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8 Ways to Deal With POTS Brain Fog

ways to deal with POTS brain fog

When I was in grad school a few years ago, my POTS brain fog was at its worst. Before I had POTS, I never dealt with brain fog, but once I started experiencing it, it was really distressing. Whereas I usually felt like a mentally sharp, well-spoken person, I suddenly…

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Moving Out of NYC in a Heatwave

moving in a heatwave with POTS

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: Heat is my number one enemy when it comes to Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Even when I’m feeling good and not dealing with bad symptoms, all it takes is a little (or a lot, in the case of a few weeks…

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What’s in My Chronic Illness Day Bag?

Chronic illness day bag of essentials

Warmer weather and summer are here, bringing vacations, day trips, and other fun adventures with them. Mike and I are big fans of taking day trips on the weekends. It gives us a chance to explore somewhere new in New York City or within a reasonable traveling distance outside of…

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