Fast Five Quiz: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

Yasmine S. Ali, MD


March 15, 2022

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a circulatory condition that involves the autonomic nervous systems. Individuals with POTS experience a dramatic increase in heart rate when going from lying to standing. It is a type of orthostatic intolerance that is often relieved by lying or sitting down again. Although the prognosis is typically favorable, the condition can be debilitating and lead to a functional impairment and decreased quality of life. Do you know which signs and symptoms to look for, as well as best practices and recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of POTS? Take this quick quiz.


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