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What Is The Difference Between Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome And General Anxiety Disorder
What is the difference between postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and general anxiety disorder?
Orthostatism: Well... Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome has an origin in the autonomic nervous system and is unrelated to anxiety. A general anxiety disorder is not a cause of orthostatic tachycardia.The two entities while unrelated can theoretically coexist in the same individual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
What is the?Difference between postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and general anxiety disorder?
Anxiety is: Associated with POTS but not necessarily a cause of POTS. ...Read more
What is the difference between orthostatic intolerance and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome? I'm confused when reading about the 2. Thanks.
POTS is chronic: Ortho static intolerance is defined as the development of symptoms which occur when standing and relieved with lying down. This can acutely because of dehydration or abnormalities in heart rate and the central nervous system. POTS syndrome is a type of central nervous system disorder that causes chronic ortho static intolerance. ...Read more
Can i give blood when i'm high risk for fainting? I have an ans disorder - postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and have hr up to 160-170bpm.
Best to avoid risk.: Although technically you could give blood, you would be putting yourself at risk for a fainting spell due to your autonomic syndrome. What i mean by that is that there is nothing wrong with your blood, but decreasing your blood volume would increase your risk of having a fainting spell. Do your blood bank phlebotomist a favor and keep your blood to yourself! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How would you know if you had addisons disease compared to postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome or autonomic dysfunction.
Male 22, got postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Should i get tested for Lyme disease? I've had various anti-bodies over the yrs etc. Uk
You could : It is an easy test though I do not see direct relationship to orthostatic tachycardia. It seems your getting a cardiac work. ...Read more
Is therer any connection between postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and chronic fatigue as many people with pots are always tired and in pain?
Got postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. When i stand my BP sometimes drops 10, goes up by 10-25 or doesn't change much. What is this?
Normal: It's normal physiology for BP to fall by 10 points on standing initially followed by a rise in diastolic pressure first, then systolic pressure and accompanied by a rise in heart rate by 10 bpm. BP change will vary by hydration state and may be modified by any medications you may be taking. Caffeine, nicotine, alcohol and many herbal otc supplements will also affect it. ...Read more
Can can postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome cause physical pain/weakness many people are complaining about it?
Weakness, yes, pain : Not so much. Pots is caused by damage to the vagus nerve, usually from the Insulin resistance syndrome. Get checked for this, eat small, frequent, low-glycemic index foods and get plenty of aerobic type exercise. Your resting/positional heart rate should begin to come down and your weakness will improve. ...Read more
I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Will midodrine stop as much blood falling when i stand and more return upwards?
Midodrine raises BP: Yes, midodrine is an alpha1-agonist which increases arteriolar and venous tone resulting in a rise in standing, sitting, and supine systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients with orthostatic hypotension. You should see a cardiologist for specific doses and to assess drug responsiveness. ...Read more
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Like head when laid down too, hr 70 np 115/70 so why do I get light headed laid down too??
Fludrocortisol: usually cures this issue. You want to discuss this with your doc. ...Read more
What's your opinion on the use of Modafinil to treat debilitating exhaustion and fatigue stemming from Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome?
Unclear benefit.: There is a drug called ivrabadine that may help. Discuss with a local cardiologist. ...Read more
Male 22 postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome hr goes to 110 standing. Will midodrine bring it down some and feel better stood up? Hate this :(
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
Since I got postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome I started getting PVCs. Can the autonomic system be the culprit if so how?
I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome &my fingers swell a lot in the heat go back to normal in cooler temps is this from pots or smthng else?
Other cause: Probably another cause. Possibly medications.Get a more detailed answer ›
Raynauds phenomenon. I also have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Can i take midodrine still? Male 22
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