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http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/think-like-a-doctor-the-man-who-wobbled/?ref=health

I don't know if any of you read the NYT "think like a doctor" articles.....basically they present a medical case that is difficult to diagnose, and ask readers to guess the diagnosis. They later post what the actual diagnosis was. This one kind of reminded me of POTS.....

What do you think?

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He has ataxia, can't maintain balance when standing, too tho and from what I've seen that's not part of POTS testing. I don't have ataxia anymore but I have POTS.

I was guessing metal toxicity from his job.

I cracked up when I read that they initially diagnosed it as anxiety in the ER of all places ... tc ... d

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