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I have dysautonomia including pots & severe heat intolerance. Hot shower is very bad 4 me. Would appreciate advice on normalizing my ans.

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Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Lifestyle and meds

Pots can vary ion severity from one patient to the other. Treatment at times require more than medication to control symptoms.
Keeping well hydrated and applying pressure stockings along with avoiding triggers (hot weather, hot showers) are paramount. Please read the following article for more info good luck http://podcasts.Mayoclinic.Org/2008/04/23/postural-orthostatic-tachycardia-syndrome-pots.

In brief: Lifestyle and meds

Pots can vary ion severity from one patient to the other. Treatment at times require more than medication to control symptoms.
Keeping well hydrated and applying pressure stockings along with avoiding triggers (hot weather, hot showers) are paramount. Please read the following article for more info good luck http://podcasts.Mayoclinic.Org/2008/04/23/postural-orthostatic-tachycardia-syndrome-pots.
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