Recently published research has confirmed a link between Covid infection, and a debilitating heart condition called postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), that has been diagnosed in some patients with long Covid.

POTS is a condition that causes a number of symptoms when an individual transition from lying down to standing up, such as a fast heart rate, dizziness and fatigue. Because it can be confused with other health problems, including anxiety and dehydration, many patients spend years trying to get properly diagnosed.

A tilt table test is the main way providers diagnose POTS. The tilt table test measures heart rate and blood pressure as an individual change posture and position.

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