Meet Meredith

I'm 15 years old and have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and POTS.  I was diagnosed when I was eleven when my shoulders started dislocating and my scapulas winging during swim team season.  At that point, I started experiencing a lot of pain all over - especially in my knees, ribs, and shoulders.  A year and a half later at the end of the summer, I started getting very dizzy when standing or sitting for too long or when going from sitting to standing. It was then that my doctors discovered that I had POTS...more