Written by Capricious Lestrange for The Unchargeables October 2, 2018 and reprinted with permission. The original can be found here: Dysautonomia and Achieving a Better Quality of Life Through Exercise - The Unchargeables Did you know that regular exercise can actually improve the symptoms and quality of life for POTS patients more effectively than a … Continue reading Dysautonomia and Achieving a Better Quality of Life Through Exercise – The Unchargeables
This video covers issues of exercise equipment calorie counts and why they're never accurate, along with some information about heart rate and POTS. The second subject, I cover in depth in my article on POTS and exercise, but I wanted to cover a little of it video format for my YouTube page. For your convenience, … Continue reading Calorie Counting, Cardio and POTS
Exercise is essential to caring for conditions like Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and POTS. In EDS, building muscle can reduce subluxations and dislocations, improve proprioception and reduce injury. In POTS, a safe building up of strengthening and cardio can reduce overall symptoms by increasing blood volume and circulation. In both of these conditions which often run … Continue reading Organizing Your Fitness Routine
Editor's Note: This post was last checked and updated 414/19. Thank you. I’m finally going in for autonomic testing. When I first went to my vascular cardiologist, he didn’t want to bother, because my symptoms were so pronounced that he felt he should just treat me for them. Since my symptoms haven’t been responding as … Continue reading Autonomic Testing Jitters
This doctor lead presentation discusses autonomic dysfunction in EDS, such as orthostatic intolerance, neurally mediated hypotension and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.