What is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?
Also known as: POTS
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a form of rapid heartbeat that occurs when an individual moves from a sitting or lying position to a standing position. It’s related to problems with blood flow and can cause lightheadedness or fainting among other symptoms.
Reviewed by: Anthony F. Rossi, MD
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