The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
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anyone try celery juice for POTS?

Discussion in 'Problems Standing: Orthostatic Intolerance; POTS' started by datura, Apr 29, 2018.

  1. datura

    datura

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    I'm thinking I might juice celery and drink it before a meal to help POTS symptoms. I was reading it can also help with dysbiosis because it increases stomach HCl. Have you tried it, and what were your results?
     
  2. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    Is there evidence or a study that shows celery juice helps POTS?
     
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    @Hip already answered the relevant question. I just want to add that there are certain prescription drugs that may help with POTS. In case of POTS with high blood pressure, a medication such as metoprolol may do the trick while for those with normal or low-normal blood pressure, ivabradine is very promising.
     
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    But that would be contraproductive, since celery is so diuretic.
     
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    Thanks all, I was mainly just looking for anecdotal experiences (there aren't any studies on celery & POTS), I should have put that in my original post. I thought it might help increase electrolyte/mineral status (being high in sodium) but not sure how strong the diuretic effect is.
     
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