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July 14, 2010

What Led Hayley Lairmore to Mayo Clinic

By Lee Aase

After her daughter Hayley had been vomiting an average of 10 times a day for nearly six months, her mother Christine happened upon what seemed to her a possible diagnosis: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), as described in the first post in this series. In part 2, Mrs. Lairmore recalls what led her to finally make the call to Mayo Clinic to seek an appointment for Hayley with Dr. Phil Fischer, whose podcast and YouTube video describing POTS she had seen:

Check back tomorrow for Part 3, in which Christine describes her experience in calling Dr. Fischer's office for an appointment.

Tags: Christine Lairmore, Dizziness, Fatigue, Hayley Lairmore, Heart racing, Mayo Clinic, Pediatrics, Phil Fischer, POTS, POTS Syndrome, Tachycardia, teenagers, Vomiting

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