Gena Posted November 2, 2005 Report Share Posted November 2, 2005 Hi all,I have fallen in a POTS hole due to relentless stress at work these last few months (the workload finally subsided, but my body is still reeling from the aftermath).My BP is low during the day, but I can function okay, even exercise. At night it drops even lower right before bed time....and then even lower while I sleep which makes it extremely difficult to get up and use the restroom at night without setting off a whole autonomic storm. Also, it feels like I'm passing out when I'm falling asleep or while I'm sleeping. Experiencing a lot of bradycardia while lying down and then tachy while sitting or standing.Anyone else have the most trouble at night, and what do you do? It gets to the point where I develop anxiety about going to bed at night, b/c I know it's not going to be an unpleasant experience!I'm doing everything I can think of, except I haven't tried compression hose yet. I am going to order them this week. However, I really need to wear them most at night when I'm more symptomatic, but previous threads on the board all have said that doctors tell you not to wear the hose while you sleep. Does anyone here sleep with there hose on?Thanks for listening! Gena Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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