Cardiology patient pages. Postural tachycardia syndrome: perspectives for patients.

Abstract

When a person stands up, he or she assumes that the body will automatically make any changes necessary to compensate for the increased gravitational stress this change of position brings. Indeed, standing causes gravity to try to pull nearly one quarter of the body’s blood downward toward the lower arms, legs, and abdomen, reducing the amount of blood… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.761650

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@article{Grubb2008CardiologyPP, title={Cardiology patient pages. Postural tachycardia syndrome: perspectives for patients.}, author={Blair Paul Grubb and Beverly L. Karabin}, journal={Circulation}, year={2008}, volume={118 3}, pages={e61-2} }