POTS

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POTS

POTS

(Plain Old Telephone System or Service) See PSTN and AMPS.


A Century Ago
At the turn of the 20th century, the "plain old telephone system" was neither plain nor old. Instruments such as this Blake wall phone were very high-tech contraptions. (Image courtesy of Nortel Networks.)
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Across-sectional study on upright heart rate and BP changing characteristics: Basic data for establishing diagnosis of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and orthostatic hypertension.
Autoimmunoreactive IgGs from patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.
Disruption of normal autonomic function may manifest as one of a heterogeneous group of clinical disorders collectively referred to as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.
Several chronic medical conditions are associated with poor capacity to exercise, including fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, better known as POTS, a syndrome marked by an excessive heart rate and flu-like symptoms when standing or a given level of exercise.
A program of regular exercise proved superior to beta blockers (drugs used to treat heart rhythm disorders) in treating a heart condition called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), according to a study published in the June 2011 issue of Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Five patients (6%) had postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is a poorly understood condition which is often misdiagnosed as anxiety.
In one series of 48 patients with JHS, 78% were found to have orthostatic hypotension, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or orthostatic intolerance (Am.