Long-COVID-19 Patients Are Getting Diagnosed With Little-Known Illnesses Like POTS —Time Magazine

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Dawson is among what Dr. David Goldstein, head of the National Institutes of Health’s Autonomic Medicine Section, called “waves and waves” of “long-haul” COVID patients who remain sick long after testing negative for the virus. A significant percentage are suffering from syndromes that few doctors understand or treat, primarily postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). In fact, a yearlong wait to see specialists for these syndromes was common even before the ranks of patients were swelled by pandemic newcomers. For some, the consequences are life altering.
 

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In the U.S. at least..rumors of CFS specialists- are just rumors if you ask me.
My electrophysiologist says she is being flooded with new POTS patients who are desperate, and an electrophysiologist is probably not the first place a confused post-COVID patient would look as most would never have even heard of them.
 

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Electrophysiologists, as the name suggests, deal with electricity--specifically, with the electrical impulses in the heart that control its rhythm and trigger heartbeats. The electrophysiologist is trained to diagnose and treat arrhythmias.Feb 10, 2020
https://sunrisehospital.com/about/newsroom/do-you-need-to-see-an-electrophysiologist-