orthostatic intolerance

  1. Nico

    Has anyone tried Hypoxia "training"?

    When I first got sick 13 years ago, I read something by Dr. Paul Cheney. He recommended a sort of "DIY" hypoxia training. I've recently discovered that athletes are now starting to use hypoxia masks. I am considering buying one to try. I don't have an exact idea of how I would use it...
  2. Not dead yet!

    Getting off of beta blockers - try number 84565639903 ;)

    I think beta blockers are pretty evil, especially if you have adrenaline issues already (which I do). I'd rather use an ACE inhibitor if one could be identified that had proper testing for use in migraine. However, it's ideal to not be taking drugs unless absolutely the last resort. So I'm...
  3. Cort

    D. Peter Rowe on Understanding, Managing and Treating Orthostatic Intolerance

    In 1995 and then in 1997 Dr. Peter Rowe was the first doctor to call attention to the orthostatic intolerance present in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia. Since then this doctor/researcher has published are reported widely on orthostatic intolerance, chronic fatigue syndrome...
  4. Not dead yet!

    OI and hypoxia

    I was watching some of the media on this website and a question arose. Not specifically about the media, but they'd described Orthostatic Intolerance, where a person faints or has a dizzy spell upon changing body position from lying down to sitting to standing. Apparently the blood pressure...
  5. Lycosa

    New here... advice on finding Diagnosis/Treatment?

    Hello, I am new here and I'm not sure if I am in the right place - I haven't been diagnosed with ME/CFS or Fibro or, well, anything specific yet. All I have is an ever increasing list of bizarre symptoms, and medical bills, and frustration. The most recent developments have been POTS and...
  6. Cort

    A Simple Test for Orthostatic Intolerance in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: The NASA Way

    (Who better to develop a simple test for orthostatic intolerance than NASA? Virtually everyone, after all, who spends time in space comes back at risk for a temporary bout of orthostatic intolerance. As Janet Meek of the Johnson Space Center said "A lot of stuff goes haywire". Thanks to Dr...
  7. Cort

    Illustrations of Orthostatic Intolerance

    Click on this link to see easy to understand visual explanations of orthostatic intolerance. Thanks to Mike Walzer for providing.

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