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M1and M2 Muscarinic receptor antibodies among patients with POTS: potential disease biomarker

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  1. Kyla

    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    M1and M2 Muscarinic receptor antibodies among patients with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: potential disease biomarker

    Pilot study described here:
    https://www.texasneurologist.org/AM...leTypeCode=PDF&iFileName=9_Divyanshu_Abstract

    Larger replication study recruiting from Dysautonomia International conference:
    http://www.dysautonomiainternational.org/page.php?ID=240


     
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  2. Justin30

    Justin30 Senior Member

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    Start the next study please:)
     
  3. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    One previous study that looked for adrenergic receptor (AR) autoantibodies in POTS found α1AR antagonist autoantibodies, and β1AR & β2AR agonist autoantibodies.
     
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    Thinktank Senior Member

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    Interesting, would a DMARD-agent like hydroxychloroquine then possibly benefit a subset of POTS-patients?
     
  5. Justin30

    Justin30 Senior Member

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    I have POTS I am on Florinef......the only thing that will ever stabalize my heart rate and only usually lasts for a day is a meyers cocktail....no huge spikes nothing something is messing with vagues nerve/Autonomic nervous system
     

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