Featured Video of the Week: POTS: Orthostatic Intolerance, Tilt Table Test & Hydration

This week Dr. Paola Sandroni explains her history in the autonomic field, information about POTS and tilt table testing.  She explains that during the clinical evaluation, she is able to focus on specific clues to help with a diagnosis and medication if needed.  Dr. Sandroni uses the tilt table test to determine a patient’s orthostatic intolerance to assist with a making a proper diagnosis.  She explains that salt is fundamental in allowing the blood volume to expand and increased salt intake can be achieved via multiple methods.  

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