Exercise training versus propranolol in the treatment of the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

@article{Fu2011ExerciseTV,
  title={Exercise training versus propranolol in the treatment of the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.},
  author={Qinyouen Fu and Tiffany B Vangundy and Shigeki Shibata and Richard J Auchus and Gordon H. Williams and Benjamin D Levine},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2011},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={167-75}
}
We have found recently that exercise training is effective in the treatment of the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Whether this nondrug treatment is superior to "standard" drug therapies, such as β-blockade, is unknown. We tested the hypothesis that exercise training but not β-blockade treatment improves symptoms, hemodynamics, and renal-adrenal responses in POTS patients. Nineteen patients (18 women and 1 man) completed a double-blind drug trial (propranolol or placebo) for 4… CONTINUE READING
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