CNN: POTS--A doctor said it was all in her head--'the most common condition you've never heard of'

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In response to the International Dysautonomia Conference: https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/26/health/pots-tori-nick-foles-dysautonomia/index.html
CNN)Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles is ecstatic about leading the Philadelphia Eagles to victory, but that's not the triumph he celebrates daily. He gives that medal to his wife, Tori Foles, for what he calls her "amazing strength" in fighting a little-known disorder called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS....

POTS is a malfunction of the autonomic nervous system, which controls the involuntary functions of the body, such as heart rate, blood pressure, digestion, breathing, blinking and urination. While it can and does affect any part of that system, the most frequent symptoms are profound fatigue, gastrointestinal issues and frequent, almost constant lightheadedness.
 

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not surprising same story as m e and f m .lazy/uncaring professionals jumping to easy its all in your head dx because that abnegates their supposed duty of care to patients 200 hundred years of willful ignorance and until there are serious consequences for their careers it will not change .