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June 15, 2016

Treatment to Slow a Quick Heartbeat Returns Jim Davis to His Fast-Paced Life

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

For 10 years, Jim Davis had a rapid heartbeat. He was otherwise healthy, though, so Jim wasn’t particularly worried about it. He blamed the quick heart rate on his morning coffee. In time, however, the condition began to affect his daily life. Medication didn’t seem to help. When Jim sought care at Mayo Clinic in […]

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Tags: Cardiac Catheter Ablation, Dr. Fred Kusumoto, Florida Campus, Heart Arrhythmia, rapid heartbeat, Tachycardia


July 14, 2010

What Led Hayley Lairmore to Mayo Clinic

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

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


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