What causes POTS syndrome?

Physiotherapy and exercise for POTS
Dr Syed Ahsan

Physiotherapy and exercise for POTS

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Physiotherapy and exercise for POTS

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Dr Syed Ahsan

Is POTS syndrome life threatening?
Dr Syed Ahsan

Is POTS syndrome life threatening?

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Is POTS syndrome life threatening?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

How important is diet to POTS?
Dr Syed Ahsan

How important is diet to POTS?

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How important is diet to POTS?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

How is POTS diagnosed?
Dr Syed Ahsan

How is POTS diagnosed?

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How is POTS diagnosed?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

What is the prognosis for POTS syndrome?
Dr Syed Ahsan

What is the prognosis for POTS syndrome?

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What is the prognosis for POTS syndrome?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

How can physiotherapy help with POTS syndrome?
Dr Syed Ahsan

How can physiotherapy help with POTS syndrome?

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How can physiotherapy help with POTS syndrome?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

Is POTS dangerous?
Dr Syed Ahsan

Is POTS dangerous?

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Is POTS dangerous?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

How is POTS syndrome treated?
Dr Syed Ahsan

How is POTS syndrome treated?

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How is POTS syndrome treated?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

What causes POTS syndrome?
Dr Syed Ahsan

What causes POTS syndrome?

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What causes POTS syndrome?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

What are the symptoms of POTS?
Dr Syed Ahsan

What are the symptoms of POTS?

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What are the symptoms of POTS?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

What is POTS syndrome?
Dr Syed Ahsan

What is POTS syndrome?

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What is POTS syndrome?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

Who is a typical POTS patient?
Dr Syed Ahsan

Who is a typical POTS patient?

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Who is a typical POTS patient?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

What causes POTS?
Dr Syed Ahsan

What causes POTS?

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What causes POTS?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

Why do I get sight problems with POTS syndrome?
Dr Syed Ahsan

Why do I get sight problems with POTS syndrome?

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Why do I get sight problems with POTS syndrome?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

Why do I get sight problems with POTS syndrome?
Dr. Syed Ahsan

Why do I get sight problems with POTS syndrome?

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Why do I get sight problems with POTS syndrome?

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Dr. Syed Ahsan

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Dr. Syed Ahsan explains that doctors are not fully sure why you might get sight problems with POTS, but more data is emerging as time goes by.

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POTSism can cause a multitude of symptoms. One of those includes headaches and visual disturbances. The reasons for those are not quite clear as yet, but more and more data is emerging on why patients experience those symptoms.

What is the prognosis for POTS syndrome?
Dr. Syed Ahsan

What is the prognosis for POTS syndrome?

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What is the prognosis for POTS syndrome?

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Dr. Syed Ahsan

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Dr. Syed Ahsan explains that the prognosis for POTS is really good – it causes no serious heart syndromes, and symptoms can be managed with lifestyle measures (or rarely, with medications).

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Prognosis is really good. It's not gonna cause you any serious heart problems. We can manage your symptoms with lifestyle measures and, if necessary, medications.

How can physiotherapy help with POTS?
Dr Syed Ahsan

How can physiotherapy help with POTS?

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How can physiotherapy help with POTS?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

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Dr Syed Ahsan explains how physiotherapy can help with POTS syndrome by increasing your blood pressure and maintaining it at a stable level.

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Physiotherapy and exercises can help with POTS syndrome through increasing your blood pressure and maintaining the blood pressure a stable level and avoid the dips and troughs, which lead to patients with POTS syndrome being symptomatic and having palpitations and dizziness.

Is POTS dangerous?
Dr Syed Ahsan

Is POTS dangerous?

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Is POTS dangerous?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

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Dr Syed Ahsan explains that POTS syndrome is dangerous, as it can cause a person to black out when they stand too quickly.

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POTS is not life threatening. It's a benign condition, but if it's causing you to feel very dizzy or causes you to pass out, you can, of course injure yourself and this can lead to problems. So it's important that you have adequate input and treatment for POTS.

Is POTS syndrome life threatening?
Dr Syed Ahsan

Is POTS syndrome life threatening?

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Is POTS syndrome life threatening?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

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Wondering if POTS syndrome is life-threatening? Dr. Syed Ahsan assures viewers that it is not, but explains that treatment is about managing palpitations and stopping you from blacking out.

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POTS is not life-threatening. It's about dealing with the symptoms that you experience and trying to reduce the frequency of your palpitations, shortness of breath, and stop you from blacking out.

How important is diet to POTS?
Dr. Syed Ahsan

How important is diet to POTS?

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How important is diet to POTS?

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Dr. Syed Ahsan

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Dr. Syed Ahsan asserts that diet is really important for POTS syndrome, and patients are encouraged to drink 2-3 litres of fluid each day. Patients should eat small, frequent meals.

How is POTS syndrome diagnosed?
Dr Syed Ahsan

How is POTS syndrome diagnosed?

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How is POTS syndrome diagnosed?

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Dr Syed Ahsan

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Dr Syed Ahsan explains that POTS syndrome is diagnosed by testing if your resting heart rate increases rapidly when going from sitting or lying down to standing.

Video Transcript

POTS is diagnosed very simply, if your resting heart rate increases significantly on standing, from sitting down or lying down. And they're clear measures as to what the change has to be. In addition, we can use other tests, such as Holter monitoring, tilt table tests, to give us a bit more...