E25: Q-Collar as a Potential Treatment for POTS, with Dr. Heather Edgell

Episode 25 November 16, 2021 00:21:21
E25: Q-Collar as a Potential Treatment for POTS, with Dr. Heather Edgell
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E25: Q-Collar as a Potential Treatment for POTS, with Dr. Heather Edgell

Nov 16 2021 | 00:21:21

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Cathy Pederson Jill Brook

Show Notes

Dr. Edgell is associate professor of kinesiology at York University in Toronto, Canada. She is researching a new potential treatment for POTS - the FDA approved Q collar (approved for other uses) that applied a small amount of pressure to the neck. Join us for this discussion of the device and the physiology that might make it an effective new treatment. Please click the "subscribe" button so that you don't miss an episode of The POTScast. Subscribing also helps us reach other people just like you!

Article discussed in this episode:

Effect of a neck compression collar on cardiorespiratory and cerebrovascular function in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

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