ME, Myself and I: POTS

I’m not sure if this is meant to be written as POTS or PoTS, it seems to be around as both. The one seems to stand for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, the other does not have Orthostatic in there so it’s Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. I don’t know if there’s any difference between the two, it seems like maybe it’s just depending on the country as both have the same symptoms and triggers.

Either way I thought I’d do a post about this as I was diagnosed with it recently, I think it was June, and was told that actually a large percentage of people with ME have this, depending on the source it’s either between 40% and 80% which seems to be a big range but I’m not sure which is the more accurate.

Before I start with the post properly I feel like I should do a bit of a disclaimer thig. I am not a medical expert, I have no qualifications to do with medicine. This post is just what I have been told and hopefully someone will find it helpful. If you want to know more about it there are a couple of links I have found in the post. If you think you might have this then go and talk to a medical professional about it.

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