Treating Orthostatic Intolerance in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Resource Treating Orthostatic Intolerance in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Cort

Founder of Health Rising and Phoenix Rising
Staff member
Cort submitted a new resource:

Treating Orthostatic Intolerance in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) - A how to guide for treating orthostatic intolerance

Orthostatic intolerance (OI) refers to the inability to be vertical — sitting in a chair, or standing — without developing symptoms.

The simple act of standing requires a complex set of interactions involving the autonomic nervous system, blood vessels, muscle and heart which work to keep the blood from draining from out of our upper body in our abdomen and/or lower body.

When a failure in this system results in inadequate amounts of blood getting to the brain symptoms like dizziness,...
Read more about this resource...
 

Get Our Free ME/CFS and FM Blog!



Forum Tips

Support Our Work

DO IT MONTHLY

HEALTH RISING IS NOT A 501 (c) 3 NON-PROFIT

Shopping on Amazon.com For HR

Latest Resources

Top