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A 25-year-old male asked:

Is pots syndrome and neurocardiogenic syncope an early indication of multiple system atrophy or parkinson's disease ?

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Dr. Peter Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
22 years experience
Multiple system: Syncope and orthostasis (drop in blood pressure on standing) is more typical for multiple system atrophy, a neurodegenerative condition which includes parkinsonian symptoms but also features of autonomic disturbance (urinary and stool control, blood pressure problems, syncopal spells). Parkinson's patients do not typically have these symptoms early in their disease unlike multiple system atrophy.
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Dr. Hasan Noubani
38 years experience
Possible: Pots/ neurocardiogenic syncope is mostly idiopathic but can be a presentation of a systemic disease that is related to the nervous system and the cardiovascular system.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2020

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