I am so sad to share the news of the passing of Yasmina Ykelenstam, known to many as the "Low Histamine Chef". I understand that she passed peacefully after a long-standing fight with breast cancer. Please know that devoted her life to living the best life possible through whatever challenges came her way, and tried to help others do the same. No matter your health … [Read more...] about A great loss for us all, Yasmina Ykelenstam
Abnormal sleep is common in many “invisible illnesses” such as Idiopathic POTS, ME/CFS, and presumed Chronic Lyme Disease. It can escalate to the point that many of us have nearly reversed sleep/wake cycles – we are awake most of the night, and asleep most of the day! As a former Hyperadrenergic POTS patient, this certainly happened to me. I even had … [Read more...] about Could this commonly used supplement used for sleep be hindering your recovery from POTS?
Dr. Diana Driscoll discusses missing pieces of the puzzle for POTS and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Correct the underlying problem, don't just treat the symptoms! … [Read more...] about POTS – What Have We Been Missing? Part 3
The University of Houston College of Optometry welcomes Dr. Diana Driscoll as she discusses "POTS -- What Have We Been Missing?". Dr. Driscoll presents the role of abnormal intracranial pressure in many patients as the first clue that we are missing too much in this condition. Dr. Driscoll speaks as a patient and a mom of patients who were able to recover from disabling POTS. … [Read more...] about POTS – What Have We Been Missing – Part 1
The day has arrived! We are happy to announce the opening of POTS Care -- geared to help patients with Idiopathic POTS (often found with EDS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Chronic Lyme disease). Dr. Diana, a former patient with POTS, is now part of a team helping those with this form of POTS that doesn't usually respond well to symptomatic treatment. … [Read more...] about POTS Care Opens!