Latest Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome Stories

2014-06-17 10:16:41

A debilitating syndrome that causes an excessively rapid heartbeat on standing up, predominantly affects young well educated women, and blights their lives, because it is so poorly understood and inconsistently treated.

2012-08-13 14:48:54

A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, joint damage and other serious health problems.

2012-03-21 05:44:52

Are you at risk for developing heart failure? If you have hypotension, you may be!

2011-06-21 02:00:20

An exercise training program worked better than a commonly used beta blocker, significantly improving — even curing — patients with a debilitating heart syndrome.

2008-11-26 16:26:25

Patients in a dentist's chair can experience dizziness, lightheadedness, palpitations, nausea, sweating and hyperventilation, a paper by a U.S. dentist said.

2008-11-03 09:00:40

* Responders Demonstrated Mean Reduction in Symptomatic Score of 4.6 Units and Increase of 27mmHg in Standing Systolic Blood Pressure CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd.

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