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Marijuana And Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
Anxiety is: Associated with POTS but not necessarily a cause of POTS. ...Read more
Autonomic condition: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (pots) is a condition that is characterized by an abnormal heart rate rise (>30 beats per minute) with standing. The cause is unknown. Patients may present with dizziness or fainting, but often have non specific symptoms of fatigue and generalized weakness. The treatment is supportive and individualized. There is no specific cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
POTS: read this: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2600095/Get a more detailed answer ›
Rapid heart rate up: Pots (redundant name of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) is one type of dysautonomia - a word which describes problems with your autonomic nervous system. This condition causes rapid hr when you are up - sitting but worse standing though your blood pressure is maintained. Other dysautonomias can cause low BP without increase in hr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With difficulty: This is often difficult to treat successfully. First, you need a tilt table test to confirm the diagnosis. If confirmed, volume expansion by eating a high salt diet and drinking plenty of fluids may help. Beta blockers, Fludrocortisone (florinef) and midodrine (proamatine) are used with variable success. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any doc: By measuring your pulse and BP with you supine, abruptly sitting, and standing. Once diagnosis made your doc my need help in Ur management with the aid of a cardiologist. Some meds can cause it, and others may help it. Good luck. ...Read more
POTS syndrome: Serotonin is the hormone thought to be responsible for the autonomic nervous system hence heart rate and even blood pressure. Ssri's increase nerve communication and stimulate the standing vasoconstriction reflex and what this does it improves your vessels reactions to standing or sitting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Unless there is another underlying cause, this condition usually resolves itself over time? ...Read more
What is the?Difference between postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and general anxiety disorder?
If dehydrated yes: But understand, if your fluid volume is normal (not dehydrated) it will not help. POTS occurs because the normal responses that keep blood flow into your brain when you change position (ie lying down to standing or sitting to standing) do not work properly (it is a complicated process) and you get light headed or even faint. So, take your meds, stay hydrated, change positions carefully. Dr R ...Read more
Several things: First, one should undergo several basic tests, including a careful recording of ones history, check of ones blood pressure sitting and standing, blood tests to look for identifiable medical causes of the syndrome and a search for commonly associated medical conditions. Treatment can begin with a mild tilt of ones bed to keep the head of the bed 6 inches higher than the foot; increase oral fluids. ...Read more
Not if well controld: Sorry for the misspelling up top Laura but I only had 20 letters to use so I had to make an EXECUTIVE decision to violate one of my rule on always making sure my paper had NO spelling mistakes before turning it in to my teacher! LOL. If a person with TRUE MSA were well controlled (how's that?) with fluids, compression stockings, appropriate meds, etc. then, folks can stand without being dizzy. ...Read more
Is a heart rate of over 200bpm while standing normal for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?
Phys therapy helps: This syndrome (aka "p.O.T.S.") can be extremely difficult to treat. You need to look for very specialized centers, with expertise in this disorder. You essentially need to "work out" your autonomic (involuntary) nervous system that controls heart rate and blood vessel tone. Physical therapy exercise can help retrain these nerves, often much more effectively than medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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