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  1. Angelloz, Yes!!! I felt like CRAP yesterday. Lots of GI symptoms and fast heart beat all day. Interesting. And yeah I really hope physicians start to be able to look at this disorder in a big-picture way... Some do but it's hard to find them! Sarah
  2. So while driving my car today, my fingers randomly got super wrinkly. My hands were not sweaty and had not been in any water... It was quite interesting. I didn't think much of it but out of curiosity looked it up to see what causes wrinkled/pruny fingers aside from water, and much to my surprise, parasympathetic nervous system issues (i.e. autonomic nervous system issues) can be a cause for this! Has anyone else experienced this phenomenon that they've noticed outside of water? I'm curious to know! Human bodies are weird. Lol.
  3. Hey all, Hope your weekend has been great. I've read in several places that high seratonin levels are a factor/side effect in POTS/dysautonomia for some people, and while I've had anxiety issues my whole life combined with mild depression occasionally, I've recently been experiencing completely inexplicable major mood swings (NOT PREGNANT). This has DEFINITELY come in conjunction with an increase in POTS physical symptoms. Has anyone else experienced these/what have you learned about it? It generally consists of me going from totally fine to some kind of emotional trigger (big or extremely sm
  4. I thought I was the only one!! I am very clumsy, especially when it comes to dropping things. I notice it's much worse when I'm experiencing any kind of adrenaline rush - and anything can make that happen for me - and I'll get shaky and then bam. Dropping things all over the place. I would assume it has something to do with the hyperadrenergic element of my POTS? Lol or maybe I'm just a clutz
  5. I have to change sides constantly at night, as well. For whatever reason, if I lie too long on one side, my heart starts to race and it's mitigated by switching sides.
  6. This made me feel very validated for sure. Because I experience 90%of these things, all of which before I thought were totally unrelated. It's comforting to know it's all part of the same thing going on.
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