By Amy Maginnis-Honey
Three months ago, Carina Fuller was just hoping to finish her studies at Armijo High School and get her diploma.
In about a week, the teen will travel to Oregon State University for orientation.
Determination, and a trip to the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Dysautonomia Treatment Center in Dallas, have given her back some of her life after being diagnosed with the syndrome.
Symptoms surfaced in February when she fainted in her bathroom. A rapid heartbeat, brain fog and light-headedness were all present. She also had trouble sleeping at night, finding it easier to sleep during the day.