Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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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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