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How?Do you treat?Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Multiple treatments

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (pots) is a disorder of the autonomic ( think automatic ) nervous system where the heart rate rises dramatically with standing.
There are many associated symptoms with a wide spectrum of severity. For mild cases, simple dietary adjustments are helpful, but most require medical treatment. You should see a physician who specializes in the treatment of pots.

In brief: Multiple treatments

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (pots) is a disorder of the autonomic ( think automatic ) nervous system where the heart rate rises dramatically with standing.
There are many associated symptoms with a wide spectrum of severity. For mild cases, simple dietary adjustments are helpful, but most require medical treatment. You should see a physician who specializes in the treatment of pots.
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