POTS is the most common disorder of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) affecting an estimated 1 in 100 teenagers.
Dr. Sandroni discusses many elements of managing POTS patients including: Orthostatic Intolerance, Tilt Table Testing, the important role of hydration and salt as well as a discussion about using IV fluids.
In this video Dr. Guzman discusses Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), POTS and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS), three coexisting conditions that are sometimes seen together in a segment of the POTS population.
In this video Dr. Peltier discusses POTS and other disorders commonly associated with POTS including small fiber neuropathies, Sjogren syndrome, B12 deficiency, mast cell disorders and others.
In this video, rehabilitation of young POTS patients is explained including key elements of successful rehabilitation.
POTS is a mind-body disorder. Neurotransmitters such as norepinephrine, dopamine, adrenaline, serotonin and acetylcholine, which help the nervous system to work, are often released abnormally in patients with POTS and can affect the mental state of the POTS patient.
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