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Emma's Story
The summer of 2012 saw my world change. I am a cardiac nurse and was at work when I suddenly became very hot and the next thing I was on the floor.

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Talya's Story
I am 17 years old and I am chronically ill. I have official diagnoses of POTS, EDS (and hyper-mobility) and gut dysmotility, all of which affect me daily and hugely impact my life.

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Becky's Story
Becky was initially diagnosed with low BP and Syncope in 2012 & her diagnosis changed to Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS) in 2014.

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Anita's Story
I had multiple dizzy spells when standing up the kind that most people have had at some point in their lives, maybe when standing up from a hot bath. 

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Carol's Story
I was given a tilt table test. I almost passed out during the test and was given a positive diagnosis of neurocardiogenic syncope.

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Samantha's Story
My journey started in 2012 aged 17. I was working on Saturdays as a shop assistant in a bedding shop often lifting heavy items.

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Jane's Story
Despite suffering from frequent faints and dizzy spells, Jane, 68, has driven her energy into helping raise awareness of her condition.

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Dawn's Story
It first happened nearly five years ago. I was taking a shower when I started to feel a bit "wobbly".

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Helen's Story
This year, I was diagnosed with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (PoTS), following twenty years of illness. 

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Seema's Story
I started fainting sporadically at the age of 12 and my GP put the episodes down to me being a tall, young, vegetarian female.

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If you would like to share your story then please email info@stars.org.uk.

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