October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month! On October 7th from 4 PM to 6 PM, FREE CiCi’s pizza and refreshments in the Game Room at Game Galaxy Arcade. Location is in the Chili’s shopping center next to Bumpers. The address is 4925 University Dr. Ste 180, Huntsville, AL.
This Game Day on Oct. 7th will benefit Dysautonomia International an organization devoted to funding POTS and Dysautonomia research. 100% of the proceeds benefit Dysautonomia International. Each $10 donation will enter you to win a PlayStation 4! On October 7th at 5PM, we will select a winner at the Game Galaxy Arcade. On October 7th from 4 PM to 11 PM, FREE admission for everyone! If you would like to donate but do not want to win a PS4, please remain anonymous. Please be sure to enter your name to win! For example, if you donate a $100, that will enter you to win 10 raffle tickets. A 100% of proceeds go to Dysautonomia International.
POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) is a disorder of the autonomic nervous system. It is characterized by an increase in heart rate of more than 30 beats per minute upon standing. Symptoms are widely varied, but can include palpitations, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, fainting, sweating, etc. An estimated 1 million Americans suffer from POTS, primarily young women. The cause of POTS is still not understood and there is no known cure.