Recipes · The POTS Life

Gluten-free Baked Eggplant Parmesan

I felt like I should’ve called this recipe “Gluten-free Baked Eggplant Cheese” because I made this for my parents, and they like all kinds of cheese on top of the eggplant. None of us put the traditional mozzarella on top, which may or may not be because I didn’t have any in the fridge. Okay,… Continue reading Gluten-free Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Lifestyle · The POTS Life

Six-Month POTS Check-up at the Cleveland Clinic

Last week, I went to the Cleveland Clinic for my six-month follow-up. The last time I was there was in November for a Shared Medical Appointment (SMA), which is basically a supportive and educational group meeting with other POTS patients. The last time I had an appointment with my provider was last spring when I… Continue reading Six-Month POTS Check-up at the Cleveland Clinic

The POTS Life · Treatment Tips

POTS Lifestyle Change #2: Drink more water

Along with salt, water is your new best friend. Do you know why? Because with POTS you have to drink a lot of it. In fact, it's the second of four basic POTS lifestyle changes I'm going to share with you! Since you need to increase your salt intake, you need to increase your water… Continue reading POTS Lifestyle Change #2: Drink more water

Lifestyle · The POTS Life

How to Overcome Bad Days With POTS and Chronic Illness

Bad days are bound to happen with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), no matter where you are in treatment. It’s hard to accept bad days when you’re amid a slew of them. It’s even harder, in my experience, to have a bad day after a long spell of good days. When you’re feeling good, great… Continue reading How to Overcome Bad Days With POTS and Chronic Illness