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
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
Putting together a few more pieces of the dysautonomia puzzle, from the imporatance of electrolyte supplementation regardless of medications and the need to vary the amount based on activity levels.
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