POTS Treatment 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.


Efficacy of Therapies for Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 2018. Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  Read Article

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: Prevalence, Pathophysiology, and Management. 2018. Drugs.  Read Article

Efficacy of Propranolol, Bisoprolol, and Pyridostigmine for Postural Tachycardia Syndrome: a Randomized Clinical Trial. 2018. Neurotherapeutics.  Read Article

Orthostatic intolerance and postural tachycardia syndrome: new insights into pathophysiology and treatment. 2018. Electrophysiology.  Read Article

Pharmacotherapy for postural tachycardia syndrome. 2018. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical.  Read Article

Management of headache and chronic pain in POTS. 2018. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical.  Read Article

No-Power-Required, Touch Activated Compression Garments for the Treatment of POTS. 2018. American Society of Mechanical Engineers.  Read Article

Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction and Fractional Shortening are Useful for the Prediction of the Therapeutic Response to Metoprolol in Children with Vasovagal Syncope. 2018. Pediatric Cardiology.  Read Article

Vagal Nerve Stimulation is Beneficial in Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Epilepsy. 2018. Seizure.   Read Article

Successful treatment of postural orthostatic tachycardia and mast cell activation syndromes using naltrexone, immunoglobulin and antibiotic treatment. 2018. BMJ Case Reports. Read Article

Recent advances in the understanding of the mechanisms underlying postural tachycardia syndrome in children: practical implications for treatment. 2017. Cardiology in the Young. Read Article

Ivabradine in the treatment of postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS), a single center experience. 2017. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology.  Read Article

Droxidopa in the Treatment of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. 2017. American Journal of Therapeutics.  Read Article

Effects of intermittent intravenous saline infusions in patients with medication—refractory postural tachycardia syndrome. 2017. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology.  Read Article

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS): Assess, Diagnose, and Evaluate for POTS Treatment (ADEPT). 2017. Integrative Medicine. Read Article

Aquatic Therapy for a Patient with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: a Case Report. 2017. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. Read Article

Salivary Cortisol Levels Predict Therapeutic Response to a Sleep- Promoting Method in Children with Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. 2017. The Journal of Pediatrics. Read Article

Hemocytometric Measures Predict the Efficacy of Oral Rehydration for Children with Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. 2017. The Journal of Pediatrics.  Read Article 

Management of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia and Vasovagal Syncope. 2016. Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review.  Read Article

Recognizing postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. 2016. Journal of the Academy of Physician Assistants.  Read Article

A profile of patients with postural tachycardia syndrome and their experience of healthcare in the UK. 2016. The British Journal of Cardiology.  Read Article

The Effect of Ivabradine on the Heart Rate and Sympathovagal Balance in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome Patients. 2015. Ramban Maimonides Medical Journal. Read Article

Plasma C-Type Natriuretic Peptide as a Predictor for Therapeutic Response to Metoprolol in Children with Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. 2015. Plos One.  Read Article

Reversible postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. 2015. World Journal of Clinical Cases.  Read Article

Brain “fog,” inflammation and obesity: key aspects of neuropsychiatric disorders improved by luteolin. 2015. Frontiers in Neuroscience.    Read Article

Orthostatic Hypotension: Mechanisms, Causes, Management. 2015. Journal of Clinical Neurology.    Read Article

Take a Stand: A neurologic disorder known as POTS causes dizziness and fainting—and frustration, due to lack of awareness and inadequate treatment. 2015. Neurology Now.    Read Article

Melatonin reduces tachycardia in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS): A Randomized, Crossover Trial. 2014. Cardiovascular Therapy.   Read Article

Orthostatic plasma norepinephrine level as a predictor for therapeutic response to metoprolol in children with postural tachycardia syndrome. 2014. Journal of Translational Medicine.    Read Article

Droxidopa for neurogenic orthostatic hypotension: A randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial. 2014. Neurology.    Read Article

A double-blind placebo-controlled cross-over study of the vascular effects of midodrine in neuropathic compared with hyperadrenergic postural tachycardia syndrome. 2014. Clinical Science.    Read Article

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: A Dermatologic Perspective and Successful Treatment with Losartan. 2014. The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology.    Read Article

Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. 2014. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.    Read Article

Droxidopa for the Short-Term Treatment of Symptomatic Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension in Parkinson's Disease (nOH306B). 2014. Movement Disorders.    Read Article

Characteristics of heart rate reduction with resumption of supine position in the postural tachycardia syndrome: factors influencing recovery. 2013. The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal.  Read Article

A Prospective, 1-Year Follow-up Study of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. 2012. Mayo Clinic Prospectives.  Read Article

Diagnosis and management of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: A brief review. 2012. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.    Read Article

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS): Evaluation and Management. 2012. British Journal of Medical Practitioners.    Read Article

Clinical presentation and management of patients with hyperadrenergic postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. A single center experience. 2011. Cardiology Journal.    Read Article

Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). 2009. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology.    Read Article

A review of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. 2008. Europace.    Read Article

Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. 2008. Circulation.    Read Article

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. 2007. Postgraduate Medical Journal.    Read Article

Symptom improvement in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome with the sinus node blocker ivabradine. 2007. Europace.    Read Article

The Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS): Pathophysiology, Diagnosis & Management. 2006. Indian Pacing and Electrophysiology Journal.    Read Article

Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction in Adolescents with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is Characterized by Attenuated Vagal Baroreflex and Potentiated Sympathetic Vasomotion. 2000. Pediatric Research.    Read Article

Treatment of Orthostatic Hypotension with Erythropoeitin. 1993. The New England Journal of Medicine.    Read Article