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    Created in 2008, Phoenix Rising is the largest and oldest forum dedicated to furthering the understanding of and finding treatments for complex chronic illnesses such as chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia (FM), long COVID, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and allied diseases.

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  1. Rufous McKinney

    Long Haul, dysautonomia, and POTS Expert Discussion

    Below is a fascinating conversation with Dr. Sveltlana Blitshteyn at University of Buffalo. She is a dysautonomia expert. This is an outstanding discussion including lots of information on diagnosing and treating POTS and related dysfunctions we see in long haul COVID (and ME/CFS). This...
  2. Muon

    Is POTS a central nervous system disorder? (Blitshteyn, 2021)

    Is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) a central nervous system disorder? (Blitshteyn, 2021) Same thread on Dinet forum Abstract Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), a disorder of the autonomic nervous system characterized by a rise in heart rate of at least 30 bpm...