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Sunday, 20 April 2014

Problems Standing? Studies Suggest Autoimmunity Causes Orthostatic Intolerance: Implications For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

People with POTS experience high heart rates, fatigue, dizziness, and light-headedness while standing or even at times while sitting. One of the striking things about POTS is how commonly, like Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, infections precede it. This study looked at autoantibodies to adrenergic (autonomic nervous system) receptors found on the blood vessels and in the heart which control heart rate and blood flow across the body.

Problems Standing? Studies Suggest Autoimmunity Causes Orthostatic Intolerance: Implications For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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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