New description about Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS) at Dept for Work and Pensions website | 20 August 2012

August 20, 2012


The Department for Work and Pensions has posted a helpful description of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS) on their website. POTs – also known as Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome – is a condition that can be experienced by people with moderate to severe ME/CFS.

The posting, in the Department's list of medical conditions, describes the impact on people's lives and indicates some coping strategies that could be adopted at work and at home. It has been reviewed by Julia Newton, professor of ageing and medicine at Newcastle University, and by Birmingham GP Dr Lesley Kavi.

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