Browsed by
Tag: low blood pressure

Dizzy when I stand up….

Dizzy when I stand up….

Have you ever stood up and got dizzy? “Dizziness or light-headedness when standing up occurs as a result of abnormal blood pressure regulation. Normally, when people stand, gravity causes blood to pool in the veins of the legs and trunk. This pooling lowers the blood pressure and the amount of blood the heart pumps to the brain.” Unfortunately this happens to me more often then I’d like to admit. I remember 3 specific scary stories that were really severe, although…

Read More Read More

How Amazon Echo replaced my Medical Alert-MS technology

How Amazon Echo replaced my Medical Alert-MS technology

As with most of my blog, this too has a back story. About 4 years ago, in the middle of the night I heard my daughter doing something in the bathroom. I remember talking to her and then I remember being on the floor holding my head as blood was dripping down. I remember saying “call grandma”. Since the day I got diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, if a call came in the middle of the night it was never a…

Read More Read More

%d bloggers like this: