A survey-based analysis of symptoms in patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

@article{Deb2015ASA,
  title={A survey-based analysis of symptoms in patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.},
  author={Anindita Deb and Karen Morgenshtern and Collin J Culbertson and Liz B. Wang and Anna D Hohler},
  journal={Proceedings},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={157-9}
}
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a type of dysautonomia seen most commonly in young women and children. It is defined as an increase in heart rate of 30 beats per minute (bpm) or more within 10 minutes of standing in adults, or by 40 bpm or more in children in the absence of orthostatic hypotension. In addition to typical autonomic symptoms, POTS patients report a wide range of subjective complaints in multiple organ systems, though the exact frequencies are unclear. To… CONTINUE READING

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The most frequently reported symptoms included palpitations , lightheadedness , and headache , although sleep disturbances , gastrointestinal complaints , sensitivity to temperature , and rash were also common .
The most frequently reported symptoms included palpitations , lightheadedness , and headache , although sleep disturbances , gastrointestinal complaints , sensitivity to temperature , and rash were also common .
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