persephone Posted March 18, 2005 Report Share Posted March 18, 2005 Hi everyoneSorry I've not been about for ages. I'm just out of hospital. college went horribly wrong..I got a flu bug when I was there and in the end every single time I stood I was going tachy.It was far worse than ever before though, and I ended up in hospital. THey thought I'd broken my neck the first time I'd landed so awkwardly, but I was sent home and told to get on with it. Then I got much, much worse until I couldn't do anything for myself.They were lovely in the hospital, told me they knew about POTS but it's extremelyrare (only 6 other people in the whole of Scotland with it) and no cure exists. THey have me on midodrine and betablockers but these attacks still happen, it's just that my pulse is slower when they do.They said there's nothing else they can do for me and sent me out in a wheelchair.The thing is, I wonder if ablation might do some good. My GP is on the case with that at the moment- has anyone tried it and had it WORK?They told me that only young people get POTS- is that true? They also said that because you rarely hear about older people with it, it might just go away as I get older. Was I being fobbed off, or can POTS really just go away all of its own accord?Hope everyone is well, sorry I'm not! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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