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I Have Postural Orthostatic Intolerance Syndrome

Otherwise known as POTS 27 People

    Pots And Oi

     I have a condition called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Orthostatic Intolerance. Both conditions fall under the category of Dysautonomia: problems with the body's autonomic system. The conditions are not particulalry well known in the medical...
    POTSRecovery POTSRecovery 41-45, F Feb 18, 2010

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    I Hope Its Pots...

    i am NOT diagnosed with pots syndrome officially. i am in the process of being diagnosed, and i truly believe this is the condition that Ive suffered for over a year now. my name is katy and im 19 years old. i didnt write this for someone who has pots to read and feel better...
    kbarrios93 kbarrios93 18-21, F Oct 23, 2012

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    I want to make a POTS group

    that meets once a week or once a month. Who lives In Wisconsin and has POTS?
    december789 december789 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2014

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