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Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Animal Model Breakthrough Increases Our Understanding of POTS; Points to New Therapeutic Targets

Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) occurs when the heart goes into tachycardia (rapid heart beats) upon standing, causing dizziness, fatigue, cognitive problems, anxiety  and other symptoms. The most common type of orthostatic intolerance found  in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), POTS appears in various forms, can be quite disabling,  and is often  difficult to treat.  Quality of life scores for people with POTS, for instance,  are similar to people with congestive heart failure.

Animal Model Breakthrough Increases Our Understanding of POTS; Points to New Therapeutic Targets - Health Rising

Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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