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Tilt Prevent Vasovagal
Not really: Neurocardiogenic syncope in young people is pretty common and there are different triggers that lead to the faint in people, but the trigger is often the same for a particular person. A large study was done comparing lifestyle change training vs this training +tilt training: no real difference in outcome. Also tilt training takes a lot of discipline and is not easy. So, not really. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can: Multiple sclerosis can be associated with with an autonomic dysfunction, as in abnormal function of the autonomic nervous system which controls things like our heart rates and blood pressures. Unfortunately, it isn't uncommon to see abnormal heart rate and/or blood pressure responses to normal things like sitting up from lying down or rising from seated to standing. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome will midodrine help blood get back to heart when standing up?
Got postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Bp 120/55-135/85. When i drink 500ml water heart rate a lot lower standing. Florinef (fludrocortisone) help or?
May be alternatives : There are other meds and increasing salt intake , not getting dehydrated all will help before fulrinef. ...Read more
Vaso vagal syncope : Not really . Actually most ppl with this condition have structurally normal cardiac function that is not harmed by this condition. ...Read more
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
Slow Adjustments: Orthostatic hypotension can be prevented by gradually allowing your body to equilibrate in different phases of movement. For example, after laying in bed for prolonged periods of time, blood tends to pool away from the head. Sit up while still in bed, equilibrate for a few moments, and then proceed to stand. This gives your body's vasculature time to constrict and redirect blood appropriately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Bp 94/50-120/80. Would fludocortisone bring my BP up? Male 22.
It may: In pots, your body does not adjust your blood pressure adequately when you stand up (and your heart has to fight gravity to keep blood going to your head). Fludrocortisone helps keep your blood volume higher by making you retain more salt and water, so you are less likely to suffer symptoms from your pots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. If gravity pulls blood down can this be a reason for angina with negative coronary angiogram?
I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Bp 120/70 position changes it goes to 138/75. Prescribed midodrine should stop jumps?
Raynauds phenomenon. I also have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Can i take midodrine still? Male 22
Got postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, will building muscle really help with the blood pooling etc?
POTS: Treating POTS is usually with lifestyle modification. You should drink more fluids, increase activity as tolerated and strengthen lower extremity muscles will definitely help. You should avoid long periods of standing in the beginning. Once you become physically very fit, you might be able to overcome this condition. Sometimes, medications like beta blockers can help. ...Read more
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