dysautonomia after covid
‘I got POTS after contracting COVID-19 symptoms. Here’s how it’s changed my life.’

Several months after their initial infection, some COVID-19 patients continue to struggle with fatigue, trouble breathing, exercise intolerance, gastrointestinal issues and cognitive difficulties (or “brain fog”). By some estimates, as...

04 11 2020
COVID-19 Cause Dysautonomia
Could COVID-19 Cause Dysautonomia?

Recently the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article about long-lasting COVID-19 ramifications for certain people who contracted the SARS-Cov-2 virus.  Several months after the initial infection, some COVID-19 patients...

23 09 2020
salty snacks
6 Salty Snacks You Can Safely Stock Up On

Going out these days can be trickier, adding an extra layer of complexity to the daily lives of people living with chronic conditions like dysautonomia or Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). Many...

24 03 2020
ehlers danlos society
What’s Next for the Ehlers-Danlos Society?

“My journey with EDS has been an enriching journey, a long journey, and a times a very hard journey, but a journey I probably wouldn’t change.” — Lara Bloom, president,...

22 01 2020
Can salt help manage migraines?

A few years ago, stories of a miracle drink began circulating through the migraine community, in which patients claimed an elixir of nothing more than water, table salt and lemon...

14 11 2019
CRPS: “The Most Extreme Chronic Pain Known to Man”

In September, SaltStick helped sponsor the 4th Annual Long Island CRPS Awareness Walk & Expo, hosted by the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA). Each year, the event helps raise...

21 10 2019
Why Do We Faint?

Every year, three percent of all emergency room visits are caused by someone fainting. While the act of passing out is generally not fundamentally dangerous, losing consciousness can be harmful...

14 08 2019
doctor and patient
Here’s Why People Living With Cystic Fibrosis Need So Much Salt

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a progressive, genetic condition most commonly recognized for its effects the lungs, where thick mucus clogs air passageways over time and eventually becomes life-threatening. Less well-known...

15 07 2019
cerebral salt wasting syndrome
Salt-Wasting: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Patients within the dysautonomia community often run into the term “salt wasting.” Read on to discover the symptoms, possible causes and treatments for this condition. What is salt wasting? Salt...

13 06 2019
how to advocate for yourself
How to Advocate for Yourself in Today’s Healthcare World

This guest post is authored by Amber Nicole of Clearly Alive. Comments belong exclusively to the author and do not necessarily represent the view of Toker Engineering, LLC or the...

26 03 2019
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