I was recently diagnosed with Sjogren's and small fiber neuropathy after years of being tagged with neurocardiogenic syncope, POTS, venous insufficiency, which just kept getting worse. Prior to my health declining I was a chemist, classical musician, fencer, tennis pla
[More]yer, hiker, swimmer, sailor, etc. Now I pass out too frequently for most "normal" activities. I have an Airedale Terrier and a Scottish Terrier (both rescues) who are my nearly constant companions. They are not assistance dogs, but they do "alert" long before I know I'm going to pass out, which allows me to go out walking every day.
Airscottie, Thanks for the suggestion about the skin biopsy for small fiber neuropathy. I have been looking for answers and sometimes neurologists don't listen . I had the small fiber EMG but it showed borderline Myasthenia Graviv and now I do have MG symptoms, but I also have the separate issue with neuropathy. I have been saying infection - test for various microbes! I am contacting my neurologist today. We have similar histories. I am a retired Chemistry professor, guitarist and singersongwriter. Would you like to see my BIO/website and real name? Fandangoman
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