‘POTS’ to affect millions of Americans?

Since the pandemic, POTS, also known as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, has impacted 1 million Americans; prior to COVID-19, it had an estimated 3 million victims. 

People are still trying to understand what POTS is. POTS, which is more prevalent in females, develop in between 2% and 14% of individuals with COVID. With a shift in position, a POTS patient may feel fainting, dizziness, and an increase in heart rate.

 Scientists and researchers claim to believe that multiple factors are to blame for POTS, but they do not fully comprehend what causes this illness. 

'POTS' to affect millions of Americans?
Source: CNSystem

There is no known treatment for POTS, one can safeguard themselves by eating a healthy diet and staying away from coffee and junk food. The inability to move and get ready for work or school due to illness can be very upsetting, and experts claim that there is a shortage of medical professionals who are knowledgeable about POTS treatment.

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