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... Thanks so much for explaining your story to me. Reading your background on POTS and dizziness and your history in general was was almost EXACTLY like mine. ... (13 replies)
Dec 20, 2008
... hill with tachycardia and fatigue and couldn't sit up for long,started to get pooling in her legs and then ended up over time beddridden.She was diagnoised with pots due to a table tilt test and the pooling in her legs and drop in blood pressure and was put on midodrine but nothing worked. ... (8 replies)
... Well for about 2 years they had no clue what was wrong with me. I was working out one day and I passed out. I went to numerous amount of doctors and they kept saying nothing was wrong with me. They finally sent me to do a tilt table test and I almost passed out while doing that. So then they sent me to a specialist in POTS. But my symptoms basically were passing out,... (20 replies)

... I developed pneumonia 8 weeks ago, so could POTS be from that? ... (13 replies)
... e you mentioned you suffer from POTS. I so rarely see anyone else with the same disorder as me, and was wondering if you could fill me in on your back story with POTS and your symptoms. I've been ill for over 2 years and have been diagnosed with both POTS and Celiac Disease, and Colitis. ... (13 replies)
Oct 30, 2008
... Hi Jess, POTS stands for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. There are many differant causes and disorders that co-inside with it. I also have dysautonomia, which just means that my autonomic nervous system is damaged. It is also common in people with Addisons. I just did some research on this or I wouldn't have known! So don't feel bad; I was a nurse for 15 years... (8 replies)
... Go in with a predefined list of thyroid tests. Ask the Endo what tests they are going to run and request that they include the following with it. TSH 3rd Gen minimum Free T4 Free T3 T3 Uptake TPOAb TGAb It wouldn't hurt to get them to look at the adrenal function and pituitary function while they are at it. The WHOLE endocrine system is tricky and dependent on... (27 replies)
... es worse. I finally got treatment for my thyroid in January and treatment and identification of the adrenal issues yesterday. Once my thyroid meds started.. my POTS symptoms went away. If that wasn't an I told you so to my Endo, I do not know what is. ... (27 replies)
... he compression stockings are a good idea too. Propping your legs up when you're feeling symptomatic helps. Exercise is important too although alot of people with POTs have trouble tolerating it. Just do as much as you can but don't overdo it... ... (20 replies)
... But anyway, I was diagnosed with POTS 2 years ago and its a difficult diagnosis or atleast it has been for me because the medicines haven't allowed me to return to my life. ... (20 replies)
... Hello, I have been recently diagnosed with POTS only I have not been fainting. My heart races, I feel weak, do not like to be hot, sunlight bothers me, etc. ... (20 replies)
... Hello to all. I'd never even thought about the fact that POTS and addison's have such similar symptoms. ... (20 replies)
... Hi everyone! I was researching POTS and I ran into this website. I am 21 years old and have had POTS for about 3 years. ... (20 replies)
... ers and kicked me back to my family doc. Going to see another neuro and see what he says. Just confused about the cognitive and vision issues...not sure if it is POTS related or something else. ... (85 replies)
... Hi my name is Jen, i'm 30 yrs old and was just diagnosed with POTS this past monday.I'm married with a 3 yr old son. I was admitted in to a local hospital for testing after months of being very sick. ... (85 replies)
... They ran the tests and have put him on Catapress and Libiterol. They feel he may have a problem with his Autonomic nervous system which is basically what POTS is considered. ... (85 replies)
... I have primary adrenal insuffiency. Mayo said that they are more concerned with the POTS at this time. Even though when they retested over there, they said, yes, you are defintely on the low side. ... (13 replies)
... I am relieved that they were able to confirm your diagnosis of Addison's. I have to admit I was worried that POTS wasn't explaining everything you were experiencing. ... (13 replies)
... al on the 9th for the metryopone test and I ended up in the hospital for 11 days. I ended up being ambulanced to the Mayo Clinic on day 8 and was diagnosed with POTS 3 days later. I guess only . ... (85 replies)
Dec 21, 2008
... Every case of POTS I've seen has actually been hypoaldosteronism when aldosterone, renin, sodium and potassium tests were shown. ... (8 replies)

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