We live in Robbinsville, North Carolina; A small town in the western part of the state. She has a host of other symptoms like unable to digest her food, migraine headaches, very sensistive to temperature changes, chronic fatigue, and muscle aches to name a few. We actually performed the “poor man’s tilt-table” test that was described by Dr. Diana. Her heartrate upon standing immediately went from 80 to 130. After this we thought it would be wise to get one done by a DR. but yet another hurdle. Thanks for your reply! 🙂
My daughter is going for a tilt-table test to confirm whether or not she has POTS. This is all very new to me and I really don’t know where to start. She is 19 and has always been very active and athletic. But from what I have been reading it seems as if POTS is usually not the only diagnosis. Does it seem to go hand-n-hand with something else?? I am really confused. Can POTS just happen or has something caused it?
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