The postural tachycardia syndrome.

  title={The postural tachycardia syndrome.},
  author={Marvin S. Medow and Julian M. Stewart},
  journal={Cardiology in review},
  volume={15 2},
Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a disorder of unknown etiology, and patients with this condition exhibit orthostatic intolerance (OI) and excessive tachycardia. Excessive tachycardia with POTS has been defined as a rapid (within 10 minutes) increase in heart rate by more than 30 beats per minute or a heart rate that exceeds 120 beats per minute. Patients with POTS can experience difficulty with daily routines such as housework, shopping, eating, and attending work or school. The… CONTINUE READING


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