October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month. This month I’ll be posting graphics around twitter and instagram a bit more than usual, as I continue to try to help people become aware of this category of illness. If you’re new here, here’s the link to all my POTS posts.
You can read more of my POTS journey here, and here, but to summarize: I was diagnosed right before my senior year of high school after a long bout of a sinus infection. It really messed up my world for quite awhile, and while I’ve learned to manage symptoms (both with medication and lifestyle changes), it still impacts my life on an hourly basis.
A few other posts that might be helpful if you’re trying to understand what it’s like to live with POTS:
For those of you who have a family member or friend who might be recently diagnosed with POTS, here’s a post for you all: