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What do I do for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?

What do I do for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?

Exercise: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome symptoms can be helped by staying well hydrated, increase salt and exercise, expecially rowing-type erxecise. Discuss with you doctor about possible medications. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?

Fast heart standing: Pots means fast heart beating (tachycardia) when standing (postural) after arising (orthostatic). ...Read more

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What is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and how is it diagnosed/treated?

Increase heart rate: Pots is a common orthostatic syndrome. The heart rate increases higher than expected when there is a change in posture. The symptoms can include dizziness, weakness, anxiety, tremors and palpitations. The symptoms can be mild or severe. There is a higher incidence in women. The cause is not clear and possibly multifactorial. There are several treatment options. ...Read more

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How is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (pots) diagnosed?

How is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (pots) diagnosed?

See syndrome details: Pots is defined as an increase in heart rate on sitting or standing. This is caused my autonomic dysfunction. Please see link below for more information. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/postural_orthostatic_tachycardia_syndrome. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and general anxiety?

Is there a difference between postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and general anxiety?

Yes: Increased heart rate from low blood volume when you stand up ots, gad is a inappropriate sense of doom two symptoms can be dizziness rapid heart rate not related to body position. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about preventing postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (pots)?

Does anyone know anything about preventing postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (pots)?

Orthostatics: Heart rate and heart rate variability is a complex balance. We have pressure sensors that send signals to our brain, that in return sends signals to the heart to speed up or slow down. (sympathetic -fight vs flight or parasympathetic -rest and relax) good hydration and electrolyte intake may help, yet many people still need to transition more slowly... Moing from sitting to standing. ...Read more

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Is it common with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome to have bouts of extreme tiredness?

Is it common with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome to have bouts of extreme tiredness?

Depends on BP how lo: Fatigue is common in POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) for 2 reasons: 1) if ur BP is low, then ur brain doesn't get enough blood flow, & as a result u feel tired. 2) the causes of POTS isn't fully known, but some suspect it happens because of a virus or inflammatory reaction. Virus infections (like the cold, flu) cause u 2 b tired by their nature, & ur immune system takes up energy. ...Read more

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I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and i hate the life it has given me. Is there any hope to cure this?

I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and i hate the life it has given me. Is there any hope to cure this?

POTS: This syndrome can come and go. There are a bunch of steps like salt loading and some drugs used to treat the problem as well as supoort hose nd some exercises. No treatment has been uniformly successful and there is n't long term data on pots. Seeing a doc who specializes in this condition may increase your chances of relief. ...Read more

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