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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome or POTS is a disorder where there is an abnormal rise in the heart rate after standing up or sitting. POTS occurs when the autonomic nervous system does not function properly. Dizziness, fainting, heart palpitations, sweating, etc., are the symptoms of POTS.

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I did a tilt tablet test to diagnose POTS. Please give your opinion.

Query: Hi doctor, I had a tilt table test recently. The interpretation was normal. I had a rest time of ten minutes to relax before having a tilt. My resting heart rate was 80 beats per minute before doing the test. My heart rate got raised to 126 beats per minute during the tilt. At home, I had a resting...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A tilt table test (TTT) is usually done to diagnose vasovagal syncope and postural drop in blood pressure. In vasovagal syncope, when the heart rate decreases or when the blood pressure drops, both lead to dizziness and syncope (transient loss of consciousness). Normall...  Read Full »

I have mast cell disease and POTS, and I have been wheezing lately. Is it all connected?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with mast cell disorder, as well as hyperadrenergic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). My symptoms are relatively well controlled with medication. But I have not been very well past this month. I have gone to the emergency room (ER) three times in a...  Read Full »

Dr. Anjali

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. As per your history, you have mast cell disorder and hyperadrenergic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS). Since your main complaint is regarding the values in your venous blood gas test (VBG), we will ...  Read Full »

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