POTS | Opioid Treatment | ME/CFS Exercise Intolerance | Advanced Care Planning | PFAS

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Thursday, September 28, 2023


Recognizing POTS

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People with POTS often feel lightheaded or dizzy when standing up from a lying position. Find out more about this condition. (From NIH News in Health)

Medications for Opioid Overdose, Withdrawal, & Addiction

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Explore the different types of medications prescribed for opioid overdose, withdrawal, and addiction. (From NIH’s NIDA)

Protein may be Linked to Exercise Intolerance in ME/CFS

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A study suggested that high levels of a certain protein may reduce energy production in the muscle cells of people with ME/CFS. (From NIH Research Matters)

Getting Your Affairs in Order Checklist:
Documents to Prepare for the Future

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Use this checklist to get your legal and financial papers organized before a medical emergency. Learn about advance directives, wills, and trusts. (From NIH’s NIA)

Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

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PFAS are a group of synthetic chemicals that are used in everyday products, like cookware. Find out how they can pose risks to your health. (From NIH’s NIEHS)