Tag Archives: POTS

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: from chronic fatigue to more specific syndromes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: from Chronic Fatigue to More Specific Syndromes, by S Blitshteyn, P Chopra in Eur Neurol 2018; 80:73–77   Research Article: In the last decade, a group of chronic disorders associated with fatigue (CDAF) emerged as the leading cause of … Continue reading

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Passive standing tests for the office diagnosis of postural tachycardia syndrome: New methodological considerations

Passive standing tests for the office diagnosis of postural tachycardia syndrome: new methodological considerations, by Maria Roma, Colleen L. Marden & Peter C. Rowe in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior 2018 [Published online: 25 Aug 2018] Research abstract: Background: Passive standing tests … Continue reading

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POTS rising! An overview of postural orthostatic tachycardia

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 28 April 2018: POTS Rising! Research & Advocacy Producing Breakthroughs in Neglected Disease Remarkable Progress It’s rare that a clear cause of disease like postural orthostatic tachycardia (POTS) or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) or … Continue reading

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Managing fatigue in postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS): The Newcastle approach

Managing fatigue in postural tachycardia syndrome (PoTS): The Newcastle approach, Victoria Strassheim, Jenny Welford, Rob Ballantine, Julia L Newton in Auton Neurosci. 2018 Feb 22. pii: S1566-0702(17)30328-4 [Epub ahead of print] Highlights: Fatigue is a common symptom described by those … Continue reading

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Exercise tests suggest autoimmunity causes the exertion problems in CFS, FM & POTS

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 16 August 2017: Exercise Tests Suggest Autoimmunity Causes the Exertion Problems in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and POTS Researchers and doctors get interested in ME/CFS in different ways. Many have a personal connection, … Continue reading

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Regular use of saline may reduce symptoms, boost energy in POTS (& ME/CFS?)

Health rising blog post by Cort Johnson, 15 April 2017: Regular use of saline may reduce symptoms, boost energy in POTS (& ME/CFS?) ME/CFS and POTS patients have used saline for years to feel better and recover from relapses. That’s … Continue reading

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Webinar by Prof Julia Newton for clinicians on POTS 1 May 2017

M.E., POTS and Autonomic Dysfunction This is a free CPD Webinar for Healthcare Clinicians, primarily GPs, sponsored by Action for M.E.  May 4, 2017 8:00 pm in London ME/CFS is a common condition that affects up to 250,000 people in the UK, … Continue reading

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Exercise exposes new types of POTS

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 6 December: Exercise Exposes New Types of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Extracts: Exercise has been used in many studies to understand chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), but nobody until recently has used exercise … Continue reading

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Prevalence of POTS in Dutch people with CFS

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is considered a diagnostic marker for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to (i) compare POTS prevalence in a CFS cohort with fatigued patients not meeting CFS criteria, and … Continue reading

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The blood volume paradox in ME/CFS & POTS

Health Rising blog post: The Blood Volume Paradox in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and POTS by Cort Johnson, 29 July 2016. Kunihisa Miwa, a Japanese ME/CFS researcher, has been on something of a roll. Through no less than five studies he pioneered the … Continue reading

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