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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: Introduction

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: A rare disorder where a persons heart rate increases on standing up. The severity, prognosis and response to treatment is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

Treatments for Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

  • Increased fluid and salt intake, body stockings, fludrocortisone, beta-blockers, midodrine, clonidine, physical exercise, pacemaker
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Causes of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: Rare Types

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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or a subtype of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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