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Increased endothelial nitric oxide in Normal Flow POTS

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by ramakentesh, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. ramakentesh

    ramakentesh Senior Member

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    Sorry to double post, but some people dont surf both forums so I thought Id chuck it in here as well.

    It appears a large subset of POTS patients have increased endothelial and neuronal nitric oxide levels leading to increased vasodilation specific to the stomach region.

    http://ajpheart.physiology.org/content/301/3/H704.abstract

    Other subgroups appear to have the opposite - reduced neuronal nitric oxide levels and increased angiotensin II levels.

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