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December 15, 2016

Learning to Live Well With POTS Brightens Daily Life for Christine Esposito

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

It’s a condition with no outward symptoms. But for the hundreds of thousands of teens and adults in the U.S. living with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS, the medical disorder has a significant impact on their lives. Christine Esposito is one of those people. Christine was diagnosed with the condition in 2002 by Mayo […]

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Tags: Dr. Jeremy Cutsforth-Gregory, Neurology & Neurosurgery, POTS Syndrome


July 14, 2010

What Led Hayley Lairmore to Mayo Clinic

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

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 […]

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


July 13, 2010

Hayley Lairmore’s Mayo Clinic Journey

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

I first heard about Hayley Lairmore through a comment card her mom, Christine, sent to Mayo Clinic after their visit to Rochester last December. It was an amazing story of how Hayley had been throwing up an average of 10 times a day for several months, and how Christine and her husband Robert had been […]

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Tags: Blogs, Christine Lairmore, Hayley Lairmore, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Patient Stories, Phil Fischer, Podcasts, POTS, POTS Syndrome, YouTube


February 23, 2010

Hayley’s POTS Story: Getting Answers at Mayo Clinic

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

Editor’s Note: The following was written by Christine Lairmore of Lake Arrowhead, California. When our daughter, Hayley, turned 14 on March 8, 2009, we took her to Disneyland to celebrate. After a day full of riding rides and eating junk food, she woke up vomiting and kept vomiting all night long and all the next […]

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Tags: 5306, 5335, Patient Story, Pediatrics, POTS, POTS Syndrome


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