New era for ME/CFS research as top cytokine study attracts media headlines
The immune systems of patients who have recently developed ME/CFS look markedly different from those who have been ill for much longer, according to a major new study from Drs. Ian Lipkin and Mady Hornig at Columbia University. This shift in immune function hadn’t been seen before.
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Discussion in 'Problems Standing: Orthostatic Intolerance; POTS' started by beverly78, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. beverly78


    I was diagnosed with POTS after a tilt table test but I am not sure my symptoms fit POTS. Does anyone else with POTS experience rapid heart rate when they just move? Mine can go up 30 beats from just rolling over in bed.
  2. kisekishiawase

    kisekishiawase sad

    southeast asia
    many people with pots experience that and also some which doesnt have pots (or so it seems) but have heart problems, other dysautonomia such as mvp.
    anyway i also experience that.
    i read some possibility of it is dysautonomia or the blood flow or the structural changes to/of the heart (i forgot the explanation but a doctor said it) etc unfortunately i didnt bookmark what ive read so cant copy it.
    i and a few people also mention that its odd to them cause its on supine position which doesnt seem to fit pots which triggers by the upright position and blood pulling to the leg.
    anyone find any theory refer to it?
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2014

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