The POTS Care Difference

Patient Stories


Jesse’s Story

“I was very lucky to be a patient of the clinic. I can’t tell you how much better I feel. I really feel like I am on the journey towards wellness again!”   Jesse,  nearly bedridden, was suffering from POTS. In December of 2017, she became a patient and turned her life around. … Continue reading


Jonathan’s Story

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Chelby’s Story

“The doctor had to pave the way, she had to walk the road of sickness and not be able to work for ten years and she had to fund all her research.”   A couple of weeks after coming to POTS Care, Chelby shared her progress with her Church family. There is a beautiful … Continue reading


Rachel Anne’s Story

“I truly can’t express my gratitude enough to Dr. Driscoll and her team for leading me into a new, happier and healthier chapter of my life. “   Rachel Anne is a superstar vlogger on YouTube, who has been struggling with symptoms of POTS for years limiting her daily life. Here are … Continue reading


Valerie’s Story

“For the first time, I received a clear diagnosis, an explanation of the disease process, what to expect, and how to treat it.”   Valerie had been sick for over 10 years and suffered from horrible stomach issues. She traveled internationally to come to POTS care. Even though the trip was difficult, she … Continue reading


Danielle’s Story

“My health and improvement matters to them. I don’t feel like a number, but a friend.”   Danielle has been sick for years to the point she couldn’t work and had to stay home alone. Traveling to come to POTS Care was a leap of faith, this was her experience after coming to … Continue reading


Morgan’s Story

“Everyone understood me at POTS Care.”   Morgan came to POTS Care because she was ready to start her young adult life. Her POTS symptoms were worsening.  She wanted to be able to work and finish college.      “I don’t feel like I’m insane anymore. I loved how there are scientific answers. … Continue reading


Peter’s Story

“It was so great that my case was looked at as a whole.” Peter is a young, intelligent college student pursuing his Ph.D. He came to POTS Care for answers!  Here are a few words from Peter and his mother about their experience at POTS Care.   “It is substantially different at POTS … Continue reading


Christian’s Story

“I feel blessed to have found POTS Care.”   Christian is a young man who had lost 30 pounds due to his POTS  symptoms. He wanted to be able to play sports again and lift weights. He came to POTS Care with his mother and his girlfriend.     “The education you receive here … Continue reading


Jessica’s Story

“You do not have to suffer from POTS any longer.”   Jessica had severe POTS symptoms for over 11 years with a long list of surgeries, diagnoses, and medications. Jessica was unable to fly due to her deteriorating condition so her husband, Gary, drove her to POTS Care.  After a long three day … Continue reading


Cassandra’s Story

“This is how medicine should be practiced.”   Cassandra came to POTS Care to get her life back. She wanted to be there for her 10 children and her husband. Doctors from her country were baffled by her long list of symptoms and illnesses.   “I really appreciated how I got to spend … Continue reading


Brianna’s Story

“POTS Care didn’t blame my symptoms on anxiety!”     After experiencing severe symptoms for over 11 years, Brianna came to our clinic desperately needing for us to find the underlying medical cause of her illness. Brianna is a young adult who had been ill most of her childhood.  Here are a few … Continue reading


Carlee’s Story

“I was amazed by the fact that Dr. Driscoll and her team had already studied my case before my visit. They were determined to not only treat me for POTS but to find the underlying cause of it. ”   Carlee, age 17, was suffering for years and had significant symptoms limiting her … Continue reading


Gabriela’s Story

“There is no comparison because at POTS Care you feel that they understand you and can help you. They get to the bottom of each symptom to find the reason and from there they treat.”   (Gabriela’s story in English) Gabriela has had significant symptoms limiting her daily life without any answers.  Here … Continue reading


Katie’s Story

“I sure wish I would have found Dr. Driscoll 6 ½ years ago.  I might not have had to go through as much suffering! I have a feeling she may have saved my life!” Katie has had significant symptoms limiting her daily life and forcing her to rely on symptomatic rescues just to … Continue reading


Chlöe’s Story

“It is surreal to see this little baby girl that was required to leave school in fourth grade, now stand as a young woman in ninth grade! ”   Chlöe, age 14, was suffering for years and had significant symptoms limiting her ability to even attend school. Her mother wrote us an email a … Continue reading


Jill’s Story

“Many doctors and nurses in clinics and ERs had to google POTS and still didn’t know how to help me. I was to the point I was about to give up and just continue to treat my symptoms and accepted this was just my life.”   Jill, age 37, was suffering for years … Continue reading


Erica’s Story

“I feel like the chemistry is off in my body and I need to set things on the right track before I will have the strength to do the rest of the work that needs to be done. I feel very listened to here, I have a lot of hope and it feels … Continue reading


David’s Story

“After suffering from idiopathic constipation and intermittent fatigue for 7 years, and after ~$100K worth of inconclusive doctor visits… Dr. Driscoll is the only doctor I met who has a good handle on this condition.”   David, age 19, was suffering for almost 7 years and had significant symptoms limiting his daily life … Continue reading


Rachel’s Story

“If I would have gone to see her earlier, I could have saved myself from 7 months of treatment with my other doctor that only seemed to make my symptoms worse.  I am so thrilled to say that I have seen a huge improvement in my POTS symptoms.”   Rachel, age 22, came … Continue reading


Fletcher’s Story

“Fletcher’s health has improved significantly! He is back to doing the things he loves. We are thrilled! Dr. Driscoll is one of our heroes. She is an expert at dealing with POTS.”   Fletcher, age 12, came to POTS Care after suffering for a few years with symptoms sufficient enough that he had … Continue reading


Maggie’s Story

 “Dr. Driscoll and the POTS Care Team diagnosed Maggie through an individualistic approach.”   Maggie, age 16, came to POTS Care severely deconditioned. Her parents suspected a spinal leak, but we were able to determine this was not one of the underlying causes of her POTS. We avoided using invasive procedures altogether and three months … Continue reading


Roberta’s Story

“It is obvious that each patient is given the utmost personal care and that you all are very passionate about helping patients get answers and improving their quality of life!”   Roberta,  came to POTS Care to accompany her sister Renee in July of 2018. These are her words.   I want to … Continue reading


Sydney’s Story

“I still have bad days every once in a while, but I had forgotten what it feels like to feel good for days at a time. My life is continuing to change before my eyes. Every day I get stronger and more confident.”   Sydney, age 19, was diagnosed with POTS at the … Continue reading


Anneke’s Story

“Along with the reassurance that the team at POTS Care gave my mum and I, they also impressed us with the immense amount of knowledge they have on POTS.”   Anneke was an accomplished dancer when she began to struggle with POTS. We knew immediately that her condition was not a psychiatric condition … Continue reading


Paul’s Story

“If POTS Care would have been around when I first became ill, I would have ten years of my life back.” “I stick to the treatment exactly and … wanted to thank you, because without your work, it would have been nearly impossible to accomplish the things I was able to accomplish in … Continue reading


Karen’s Story

“I was treated with the greatest respect as a real human being by the entire team at POTS Care. They listened intently to every little detail I gave them”.   Karen came to POTS Care after being continuously dismissed and misunderstood by  numerous doctors from the top hospitals across the country. She suffered … Continue reading


Morgan’s Story

“You guys were able to find a whole bunch of little things and piece them together. Everything that you guys have done, the way you treated me, this is really the best experience I have ever had, medically.”  Morgan came to POTS Care after being ill for 8 months with POTS, lower leg … Continue reading


Megumi’s Story

“I feel encouraged and validated after my experience at POTS Care.”   Megumi came to POTS Care after sixteen years of searching tirelessly for answers to her strange and unusual symptoms.  The symptoms began for her in high school and started out with her having episodes of passing out. Over the next fifteen … Continue reading


Upali’s Story

“Most doctors would see me for maybe half an hour at the most and would try to make all the diagnoses in that very short time. Dr. Driscoll and I had consultations for over an hour each day during my visit…other places just try to treat for the symptoms. This is a lot … Continue reading


Kelly’s Story

“The misdiagnosis of MCAS has me fascinated! I was certain of it for so many reasons, BUT I was able to switch gears and totally get on the same page as Dr. Driscoll and not only is she correct, but I am already recovering!”.   Kelly had been sick for fifteen years before … Continue reading


Emily’s Story

“The blood work, ocular, and genetic studies they use at POTS Care to diagnose, and the supplements they use to treat, were the most science- based things I’ve seen at any doctor’s office. There was no guess work in this process.”   Emily spent all of her childhood and into her early twenties … Continue reading


Kristin’s Story

“Thank you, POTS Care, for a life-changing week, and for the kindness you have all shown in the midst of such a difficult illness”.   Kristin came to POTS Care after being ill for a year and a half. She had visited countless doctors from various modalities only to find that she couldn’t … Continue reading


Fiona’s Story

“I understand what is going on better than I have at any other doctor’s appointments that I’ve gone to. Finding that what I had been doing previously to treat my POTS was actually making me worse was so eye-opening!” Fiona came to POTS Care after going through some scary episodes while she was … Continue reading


Mary’s Story

“At POTS Care they look at why a patient has POTS, not just how to cope with or cover up the symptoms.” Mary came to POTS care after two years of dealing with doctor’s that could not get to the underlying cause for her sudden onset of extreme breathing issues. We were able … Continue reading


Ross’ Story

“The first thing that I noticed in speaking to the POTS Care team is that they are fully dedicated and committed to making “invisible illness” visible. In bringing light to the underlying condition that had been responsible for my declining health, it was very evident that Dr. Driscoll placed the utmost importance on … Continue reading


Pami’s Story

“The visit is worth every penny. The doctors and staff are great, helpful, and understanding. It’s amazing the information they can get from scans that were missed by prior doctors. Thank you to the POTS Care team.”   Pami came to POTS Care after years of ineffective symptomatic treatment for POTS associated with … Continue reading


Maranda’s Story

“I found a doctor that helped me and suggested that I go to POTS Care after carefully ruling out other causes.”   After suffering with pain and extreme fatigue for years, Maranda came to POTS Care after her doctors suggested it. It was important to locate the underlying problems causing her symptoms – … Continue reading


Alaina’s Story

Alaina’s Story “I think anyone with POTS should come here because they are really focused on how to heal you instead of just covering it up. They look into what is causing your symptoms and give you a plan where you can get better.” Alaina came to POTS Care after struggling with her illness for … Continue reading


Kimbree’s Story

“I really have faith that Dr. Driscoll and everyone here at POTS Care can help you! Your suffering doesn’t have to go on forever. That’s the best thing about what they do here.”   Kimbree came to POTS Care after struggling with POTS for 4 years after being triggered by a virus. Her … Continue reading


LauraKate’s Story

Laura Kate’s Story “Dr. Driscoll always brings it back to the science part, which is really reassuring.” LauraKate came to POTS Care after suffering with her illness for 5 years. Her diagnoses included POTS, EDS, and depression. She also struggled a lot with fatigue, dizziness, and chronic constipation/gastroparesis. She leaves POTS Care with regular bowel … Continue reading


Rachel’s Story

Rachel’s Story “At POTS Care, instead of masking symptoms, all data is taken from my daughter to provide an elegant and specific solution.” Rachel came to POTS Care after struggling with her illness for 2 years. Her diagnoses included POTS, dry eyes, strabismus, IBS, EDS, and psychosis. Rachel also suffered from depression and anxiety. Identifying … Continue reading


Lafonda’s Story

Lafonda’s Story “It is all about finding hope and healing, and you take my whole self not just one body system or one symptom and try to fix that. I am treated as a whole being, and I love it. My favorite part is exactly why I came to POTS Care. I believed you could … Continue reading


Joshua’s Story

“Lots of other places will tell you that it is in your head, that you just need exercise or drink more water, more Gatorade, more salt. When we came to POTS Care, we learned that most of that was false in many aspects. POTS Care is a lot better. I definitely was not … Continue reading


Denise’s Story

“Your health is the most important thing in your life, and money can’t buy health. It’s coming to POTS Care that is worth it. I have tried everything else and nothing has worked. I feel like I have hope for the first time. ”   Denise came to POTS Care after suffering for … Continue reading


Jaydon’s Story

“I never thought healing from POTS could happen. I just thought it would be addressing symptoms enough to get by. Instead, I feel like I can heal!” Jaydon came to POTS Care with diagnoses of POTS and EDS, while living the previous 4 months of her in bed. She struggled with severe abdominal … Continue reading


Natalie’s Story

“Prior to coming to POTS Care, I was passing out multiple times a day and yet after beginning treatment, I suddenly I went to 97 days without passing out! As of today, the frequency of my migraines have decreased remarkably and my fainting spells are few and far between. While I still have … Continue reading


Marcie’s Story

“Dr. Diana wisdom along with her personal experience with this illness has given her incredible insight — insight that she desires to share!”   Marcie came to POTS Care after struggling with POTS for 16 years. Her diagnoses included Dysautonomia, EDS, MCAS, PCOS, and insulin resistance. Marcie was able to get insight for … Continue reading


Annie’s Story

“I think this is the first time that anyone that has tried to help me has treated me like I am not crazy. It is hurtful after a while when you get looked at like you are just a lunatic and it is hard to keep going because people just think that you … Continue reading


Sarah’s Story

“You walk in and from minute one there is no question that your whole illness is validated, they understand, they care, they want comfort for you, they want to explain things to you and they are not out to just put Band-Aids on symptoms, they are out to get to the underlying causes … Continue reading


Shelby’s Story

“Very few people know and even fewer can understand how difficult these past few years have been for Shelby, but I know that you DO understand and will rejoice with us over her accomplishments. Without you, she would not be where she is today.” Shelby came to POTS Care after suffering for 4 … Continue reading


Katie’s Story

“Dr. Driscoll took the time to listen and to really get to the bottom of what is causing my body to have POTS was something I had not ever experienced. Dr. Driscoll believed that I had been wrongfully labeled with a mast cell disease, and needed to substantially change my treatment.” Katie came … Continue reading


Shelly and Allison’s Story

“It is personal here, it is not just a blanket treatment. The doctors truly go in and look at everything individually.” Shelly and Allison, mother and daughter, came to POTS Care for treatment together. Shelly has been ill her entire life, and was labeled with the diagnoses fibromyalgia and mitral valve … Continue reading


Kris’s Story

“I’ve been feeling very well. I’ve been able to be more active with my children, garden, work on my hobbies, go out with friends, run, work out a little, drive 2 hours where before I could only drive 30 minutes. I’ve only had one episode, my breathing is better, I’ve gotten several comments … Continue reading


Catherine’s POTS Story

Catherine’s Story “Dr. Driscoll has absolutely remarkably, just been like a forensic detective, and given me the first bit of hope that I have had in a really long time.” Catherine came to POTS Care from England after suffering for 49 years. Catherine has had 31 surgeries in her life and had been diagnosed with … Continue reading


Madison’s Story

“It is worth the drive, the money, everything. It is totally worth it. In four days, my child feels better than she has probably in three months, just to see her being able to get out of bed and straighten her hair and doing her makeup and then feel like even going out … Continue reading


Malia’s Story

“I have had doctors, who cared about me, but could not help me, but I feel like Dr. Driscoll is the part that I was missing and that she understands what is going on and I just could not recommend her enough for anybody.” Malia came to POTS Care after a concussion and … Continue reading


Julie’s Story

“I have never had so much attention paid to Morgan and me, even if you add up all her doctors’ visits together. The things that we found and discovered while we were here were because POTS Care went all the way back to the beginning of Morgan’s journey.” Morgan had been sick for … Continue reading


Bobbie Kay’s Story

“POTS Care has been amazing, and one of the best weeks I think we have had the entire time she has been sick.” Bobby Kay had taken her daughter to many POTS experts who were unable to identify the underlying causes of her daughter’s illness. By stripping away all labels, and evaluating … Continue reading


CeCe’s Story

“I have gotten more answers in this one week at POTS Care than I have gotten in the four years that I have known I have had POTS, and within 10 years that I started getting sick after Gardasil, and that is a true blessing.” CeCe came to POTS Care after suffering for … Continue reading


Megan’s Story

“You guys won’t believe the difference I can already see and feel in my life! Thank you so much for saving my life before my body declined any worse.” Megan came to POTS Care in a wheelchair and using a feeding tube, with diagnoses of EDS/POTS, gastroparesis, chronic pain, chronic fatigue and blood … Continue reading


Ainsley’s Story

“All of my symptoms have gotten so much better. I no longer have to plan my day around my symptoms. My dizziness and head pain and pressure are so much better. Now I have the energy to work a full day, and to live life like a normal 20-something” Ainsley had been sick … Continue reading


Krissie’s Story

“I got immediate relief for constipation, surprisingly. Also, the energy that I had, I mean I can feel it today… I feel really focused and the mental clarity I have – well, something is working!” INTERVIEWER: We know you have been through a lot, but we are going to see if you could … Continue reading


Katrina’s Story

“My insomnia has been terrible for years…, (but this week) I have slept for at least eight and a half hours each night… I can tip my head back now…I can also think again in ways that I haven’t been able to in several years.” Katrina is a real patient who asked that … Continue reading


Skye’s Story

“I have more energy than I’ve had in a long time. I had so much energy at POTS Care one day that I exercised for 45 minutes!” Skye, a health care professional and a mother of young children, came to us with numerous diagnoses including POTS, extreme and chronic fatigue, gastroparesis, and EDS. … Continue reading


Susan’s Story

“The help I got with my fatigue and gastroparesis was worth driving 26 hours to get! That alone was worth the price of admission.” Susan came to POTS Care having suffered 30 years of illness including a diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, POTS, MCAS (mast cell activation syndrome), frozen shoulder, thyroiditis, gastroparesis with constipation … Continue reading


Catherine’s Story

Catherine Story “Come, just come, because it will make such a big change in your life just to have someone who understands! Dr. Driscoll has been through it herself and that means so much. I’m sorry that she had to go through that to be able to empathize with us like she does, but it … Continue reading


Dr. Vicky’s Story

“Finding a resource like POTS Care where not only are the people familiar with it, they are compassionate towards it, have answers, and have personal experience, was hugely helpful.” Dr. Vicky came to POTS Care with symptoms that were interfering with her ability to maintain the rigorous schedule of a practicing physician. … Continue reading


Taylor’s Story

“I would say even three weeks after I came home it became a lot easier to get out of bed, I was not dizzy and I did not have to sit in bed for 10-20 minutes before I tried to get up and move around. I am excited to be able to get … Continue reading