- Aug 29, 2022
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Jennifer Ramey lived an extremely active life, running marathons, hiking mountains, and working as a cardiac nurse for 12 to 14-hour shifts.An important new study shows COVID may be to blame for an increase in POTS, a neurologic disorder that causes dizziness or fainting upon standing.www.ksat.com
Then in December 2020, she got COVID. Two months later, she had serious lingering symptoms and was diagnosed with long COVID.
“A lot of cognitive issues, a lot of blood pressure ups and downs, temperature changes,” Ramey said.
She ended up with a rare autoimmune disease that was combined with another condition called POTS, or postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.