How I Survive Cold Season without Gross Cold Meds

:: My Natural Cold Season Aid :: 😷🤧 It's not just Holiday Season, it's also Cold/Flu season; and sometimes people are a little too generous with their germs. 😖😫 ……………………………………………………………… Having Hyperadrenergic POTS I tend to be hypertensive and therefore can't take most over-the-counter cold meds. Also with having Neurocardiogenic Syncope decongestants trigger hypotension and …

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:: Chronically Ill Chronicles | Dysautonomia Treatment Update – Week 4 :: 

So for the last few weeks I have been posting a weekly update on how things have been progressing with IV Saline Infusion Therapy.  The first few weeks I couldn't really say that I noticed a drastic change in my tachycardia or symptoms. I was still really struggling with fatigue and my heart rate was …

:: Chronically Ill Chronicles | Dysautonomia Treatment Update – Week 3 :: 

I feel like at this point I have more of an opinion about how I'm responding to IV therapy. The first couple times I was a bit exhausted by the commute, finding my way around the hospital, and sitting through the infusions. Now I have a routine and am adjusted to everything! …………………………………………………………… However, I'm …

:: Chronically Ill Chronicles | Dysautonomia Treatment Update – Week 2 ::

:: Dysautonomia Infusions | Week Two Update :: 💗💉💦I completed my first full week of infusions! This week went much better than my first infusion (see other post) and I could only get one appointment the first week I went. …………………………………………………………… I'm slowly starting to notice a slight difference in how I'm feeling. I still …

:: Chronically Ill Chronicles | Dysautonomia Treatments ::

Last Wednesday, after 8 long weeks of office staff errors and unbelievable practices. I finally had my appointment for saline IV infusion therapy. This month being 3 years since my first recognizable Dysautonomia symptoms started. ……………………………………………………………… Since my symptoms began in 2014, I've since been diagnosed with SVT, HyperPOTS, Neuropathic POTS, Neurocardiogenic Syncope, Orthostatic Hypertension, …

:: Chronically Ill Chronicles | Traveling Tips for Those with Chronic Illnesses ::

I have put together a short guide to breakdown a few things that help me when traveling with chronic illnesses, dietary restrictions, and most notably Dysautonomia. My hopes are that this guide can be helpful for road trips, traveling back and forth to college, and traveling to doctors appointments. I don't have any personal experience …