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March 18, 2010, 02:17:39 pm
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do any of you have to lye down to feel a tad better?

at the moment i cant stay up for more than 20 mins before i have to lye down.before i feel ill pass out.
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March 18, 2010, 02:53:44 pm
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*raises hand* Yep!

Sometimes I fight through it, moving around does help, like changing positon.

Have you looked up POTS - Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome - that's bascially what's going on but whether that's thyroid or adrenals or what I don't know  0031

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Please take a look at the Thyroid FAQs - http://www.thyroid-disease.org.uk/smf/index.php?board=57.0

March 18, 2010, 03:00:49 pm
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yep, every day tanya my lovely  ghus
Hypothyroidism, Hypoadrenalism, M.E, Coeliac Disease, Gilberts Syndrome, Depression, Sinus Tachycardia, B12, Potassium & Vitamin D Deficiency, Hypoglycemia, Hypochloridia, yada yada yada ....

March 18, 2010, 03:53:12 pm
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Hi

I had this problem. From a hormonal perspective, aldosterone and renin are the hormones you should be looking at. Have you had your levels tested?

Also do you have a BP monitor? You can test your BP and pulse lying down and then test again in a standing position. If you have a drop in BP - this indicates postural hypotension.

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