The POTScast

Learn about Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). Gain insight from other patients and from top POTS doctors. Our goal is to raise awareness, nurture community, and empower patients with information and practical skills for living ...more

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November 29, 2022 00:51:40
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E100: POTS Research both Past and Future with Dr. Satish Raj

Dr. Raj is a world renowned POTS physician and researcher who spoke with us about three big POTS research topics: blood volume, autoimmunity, and the norepinephrine transporter. Having done much of this research himself, he paints a beautiful picture of where POTS research has been and where it is going. You can read the transcript for this episode here: https://tinyurl.com/potscast100 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! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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96

November 22, 2022 00:27:40
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E99: Zoe from Utah, high school senior and aerialist

Zoe was diagnosed with POTS in 8th grade when she started having dizzy spells and shortness of breath. She has adjusted well, and loves to fly 30 feet above the ground doing ribbon aerial work. Great episode! You can read the transcript for this episode here: https://tinyurl.com/potscast99 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! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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95

November 15, 2022 00:48:38
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E98: Sensory Input Shaping Autonomics in Children with Dr. Kevin Lasko

What is really causing POTS? Is it a problem in the heart? The brain? The gut? Dr. Lasko believes that lower parts of the brain may not be functioning properly in many with POTS, and that correcting this issue early in life, when possible, could help children avoid developing significant symptoms. You can read the transcript for this episode here: https://tinyurl.com/potscast98 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! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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94

November 08, 2022 00:30:00
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E97: Mackenzie from British Columbia, Canada

Like many POTSies, Mackenzie was a teenager leading an active life when she became ill. It took her 2.5 years and a number of ludicrous diagnoses to finally arrive at POTS. At 20, she is now adjusting to life with chronic illness and surrounding herself with people who support her unconditionally. You can read the transcript for this episode here: https://tinyurl.com/potscast97 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! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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96

November 05, 2022 00:41:12
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E96: Jackie from Vermont, working mom with great symptom management tips

Jackie developed POTS and other chronic illnesses after surgery on her foot. She delves deeply into her interests, including ways to manage her symptoms. Her optimism is inspiring as she share things that have helped her along the way. Join us for this delightful and inspiring episode! You can read the transcript for this episode here: https://tinyurl.com/potscast96 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! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. 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! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing ...

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93

November 01, 2022 00:51:26
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E95: Common POTS Medications with Clinical Pharmacist Dr. Jenna Houk

Many POTSies take multiple medications. Join us for a discussion of beta blockers, midodrine, ivabridine, and fludrocortisone - how they work and possible side effects. 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! If you liked this episode, we hope you will help to support our production costs by donating to Standing Up to POTS at https://www.standinguptopots.org/donate Tell us what you think of The POTScast or send us your idea at [email protected]! Find out more about Standing Up to POTS! Check us out on our Website: www.standinguptopots.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standinguptopots/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standinguptopots/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/POTSActivist Pintrest: https://www.pinterest.com/TheStandingUpToPOTS/ Medical Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to serve as professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have health related issues, please contact a qualified health professional to get the personalized assessment, advice, and treatment that you need. Standing Up to POTS will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or other damages arising from the use of this podcast. ...

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