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POTS and related syndromes

POTS and related syndromes This post is under construction. I'll update it soon. The POTS 5 day challenge POTS is a heterogeneous group of disorders sharing similar characteristics as a consequence of abnormal autonomic nervous system response to assuming upright posture. light-headedness and other autonomic disorders after COVID-19 infection POTS-like syndromes: Hypocapnic cerebral hypoperfusion (HYCH) Orthostatic Cerebral Hypoperfusion Syndrome (OCHOS)  disability is considerable and equivalent to that found in congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.8 graduated exercise programs PoTS can be misdiagnosed for a number of reasons. Patients may repeatedly present with a multitude of symptoms (Table 1), often without obvious clinical findings: typical ‘heart-sink’ patients. Although severely incapacitated, they often appear well. Patients may not recognise the significance of symptoms or be reluctan