Male 22 have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Resting hr 50. Need midodrine but hr will go lower. Pacemaker?
No pacemaker. Drink lots of fluids, increase salt intake (do both at once with gatoraide. Considering your age hang in there it may decrease in a few years especially if it started with your growth spurt. I doubt your resting hr is an issue. Carefully starting an excercize program may also help, i suggest starting with an indoor recumbent exercycle proamatine is a good choice, beta blockers or ssris may help.
Male 22, resting heart rate 50. Also have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Will midodrine lower my resting hr even more?
Midodrine is a. Stimulant of Alpha adrenergic receptors. As a side effect can cause severe bradycardia. This drug have been use to treat severe intractable pots. You should be follow by an endocrinologist familiar with pots and all drugs and side effects use for the treatment. You should discuss the above treatment with your doctor, and close follow important if the decision is to use it. Read more...