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Em Sheldon

Pots, known as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, is a chronic, invisible illness which can be can be a life altering and debilitating....

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Pots, known as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, is a chronic, invisible illness which can be can be a life altering and debilitating. Simply standing up can be a challenge for people with PoTS as their body is unable to adjust to gravity. PoTS is characterised by orthostatic intolerance (the development of symptoms when upright that are relieved by lying down).

Symptoms include headaches, fatigue, palpitations, sweating, nausea, fainting and dizziness and are associated with an increase in heart rate from the lying to upright position.

Imagine the impact on your life if you felt like that every time you stood up.

Someone in my family is currently suffering from PoTs. It’s worth noting that this can just come on, at any age and knock you off your feet and from the life you knew, taking you from a 21 year old fit and healthy, to feeling like a 90 year old one. 

Sadly, chronic conditions can lead to depression as they can be isolating and are debilitating. 

PoTs is still not commonly understood, I want to raise awareness for this. 

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I'm going to be clocking as many miles up as possible on a spin bike (date TBC) in February and invite you to join me. Clock up as many miles as you can on a bike (or a treadmill if you prefer) and donate! 

More details: please read :)

Event date

11-February-2017 00:00  - 
28-February-2017 00:00

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Massive congrats on reaching your target. Love you em xx
Donation by Grace Beverley
on 08-04-2017
£12.50 gift aid
There you go, nearly there now,
Donation by Jamie Church
on 04-04-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Know what your brother is going through as I live with my own chronic illness, with you/family he will pull through Emma, long road ahead but he'll get there, will help anyway I can
Donation by Jamie Church
on 25-03-2017
£50.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 13-03-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Congrats on raising awareness of a worthy cause Em, great use of what you have built on social media. Emma |
Donation by Emma
on 12-03-2017
£2.50 gift aid
Proceeds of the first 2 Roccaboxes sold as the balance of these has just cleared in my account... xxx
Donation by Tia
on 07-03-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Great cause! Lots of love! Xx.
Donation by Kayleigh Johnson
on 17-02-2017
£3.75 gift aid
Donation by Sam 💕
on 17-02-2017
£1.25 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 17-02-2017
£1.25 gift aid
Proud of you my little muffin! Amy xx
Donation by Anonymous
on 16-02-2017
£5.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,050.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £1,050.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £1,186.25

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