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Image is a family sitting together at a table with someone snapping a photo.  Caption reads: Thanksgiving and Chronic Illness | NormaLyte ORS Electrolyte for POTS
Thanksgiving and Chronic Illness Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  There’s no pressure to buy gifts or worry about whether the person receiving those gifts will appreciate the time and effort you put into it.  Everyone dresses nicely for dinner and...
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Woman on a tilt table with a blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen cuff on smiling at the doctor who is performing the test. NormaLyte ORS Electrolyte for POTS
How to Prepare for the Tilt Table Test You’ve suspected you have POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) for a while and you’ve finally been approved for the infamous Tilt Table Test.  The Tilt Table Test, among doctors, is considered the...
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A person salting a basket of french fries with a milkshake in the background. A caption reads "How much sodium treats POTS" with the NormaLyte logo at the top.
If you’ve been diagnosed with POTS, a form of dysautonomia, then you’re asking yourself how much salt you should be taking to treat your symptoms.  Before we jump into that, let’s talk about salt.   For me, late night cravings...
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Woman sitting in bed with a laptop, hand on her chin and smiling at the camera.  Caption reads "Workplace Accommodations for people with POTS" and the NormaLyte logo is at the bottom.
Workplace Accommodations for People with POTS Job accommodations are a necessary part of life when you have a chronic illness.  That is, if you’re able to work.  Some can’t.  Let’s chat about what accommodations are, who qualifies, and then talk...
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Headline reads POTS and MCAS with the NormaLyte logo at the bottom. Image is a white woman with blond hair in a tank top with an allergic reaction rash on her back
POTS and MCAS Let’s dive into the connection between POTS and MCAS.  POTS, or postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, is a condition that affects heart rate and how blood pools in your body along with a myriad of other symptoms.  A...
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