Category: POTS

Meet Jessica

In 2008, my mom and I were in bad car accident. After that, I started to have trouble with my heart racing, severe headaches, dizziness, and fainting.  At first, the doctors said it was anxiety and stress. They told me just To relax, and things would get better. Finally three years later my primary doctor thought I had some form of dysautonomia.

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Neuronal and Hormonal Issues in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome Patients

Neurohormonal dysregulation (abnormal regulation of hormones that are generated by cells that can receive input from the nervous system) has been identified in a number of patients with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). “Neuronal and hormonal perturbations in postural tachycardia syndrome,” published in Frontiers in Physiology, discusses data that supports this fact and reviews the neurologic and hormonal aspects of POTS as it pertains to the pathophysiology of this condition.

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