Exercising through POTS Articles

These articles appear in peer reviewed, scientific journals and are written by those active in researching POTS and other forms of dysautonomia.  When reading journal articles, it can be helpful to focus mainly on the abstract, introduction/background, and discussion section of the paper to get the main idea of the paper.


ExerciseCardiac responses to exercise distinguish postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome variants. 2016. Physiological Reports.  Read Article


Acute volume loading and exercise capacity in postural tachycardia syndrome. 2014. Journal of Applied Physiology.    Read Article


Short-term exercise training improves the cardiovascular response to exercise in the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. 2012. Journal of Physiology.  Read Article


Exercise Training in Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: Blocking the Urge to Block β-Receptors? 2011. Hypertension.    Read Article


Exercise Training Versus Propranolol in the Treatment of the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. 2011. Hypertension.  Read Article


Natural cure discovered for debilitating heart syndrome POTS. 2011. Natural News.  Read Article


Cardiac Origins of the Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. 2010. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  Read Article


Supine cycling plus volume loading prevent cardiovascular deconditioning during bed rest. 2010. Journal of Applied Physiology.  Read Article


POTS versus deconditioning: the same or different? 2009. Clinical Autonomic Research.   Read Article


Reduced stroke volume during exercise in postural tachycardia syndrome. 2007. Journal of Applied Physiology.    Read Article


Arterial baroreflex control of heart rate during exercise in postural tachycardia syndrome. 2007. Journal of Applied Physiology.    Read Article


Reduced central blood volume and cardiac output and increased vascular resistance during static handgrip exercise in postural tachycardia syndrome. 2007. American Journal of Physiology.    Read Article


Endurance Exercise Training in Orthostatic Intolerance: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. 2005. Hypertension.    Read Article


For a specific POTS exercise protocol,  have your physician contact the following on your behalf:

Dr. Benjamin Levine and Team

Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine

7232 Greenville Avenue, Suite 435

Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 214-345-4619

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