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Thyroid Treatment In Pots
Initially, yes: If POTS is due to dehydration, or if dehydration is contributing to blood pressure instability, then IV saline is a good starting point. However, if symptoms persist despite adequate (re-)hydration, then you have to look to medications - Florinef, (fludrocortisone) Midodrine - and other interventions (compression hose - it's actually the most effective in controlling POTS symptoms but people don't like to wear them ...Read more
I have brown skin naturally but I have two darker spots in side of my face , skin is weird in those two pots , can you suggest me a treatment
Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would you recommend to someone whos 21 yr male with resting hr 60 and standing 94? If pots what would best treatment be as symptoms noy huge?
POTS is rare: Pots is an infrequent entity whereas volume depletion is very common. Liberalize your salt intake (ie, eat salt), and drink plenty of fluids. If you exercise, drink a lot during and after exercise to replace perspiration. If you have diabetes, be sure it's very well controlled. Avoid alcohol and coffee which are diuretics (stimulate your kidneys). ...Read more
Does Mayo, Cleveland Clinic offer higher/more comprehensive level of care than Brigham and Womens or MGH? Have POTS and migraines needs treatment.
No Difference: In my professional opinion all institutions you mentioned are outstanding. The most important aspect, again in my opinion, no matter what institution, is to find a knowledgeable, caring physician, that will partner with you, be your advocate, and identify at all costs your medical problem and make an accurate, timely diagnosis in order to treat the condition you are seeking relief from properl. ...Read more
Cardiologist diagnosed me with Vasodepressive syncope with suspected POTS. What do I do Treatment? How do you develop these syndromes? Are they deadly
Will citalopram increase efficiency of autonomic nervous system? I have pots and feel rubbish without treatment
HyperAdrenergic POTS. It seems I finally have a diagnosis. What is the most effective treatment? I've read Carvedilol and Clonidine is good...
POTS syndrome: POTS is a new dx and may be too broad and over diagnosed. First, get a second opinion from another cardiologist to confirm this diagnosis. Second, It seems you are on alpha-agonist (clonidine) and blocker (Carvedilol). Doesn't make sense. alpha and beta blockers are contraindicated. see http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2600095/ for more information. ...Read more
Chronic unrelenting cough, may need a breathing treatment. I take beta blockers for pots; am prone to rapid hr. Is the treatment safe for me?
Is there a pots treatment that is safe with a solitary kidney? beta blockers and florinef (fludrocortisone) NOT viable.
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