Dysautonomia, POTS Syndrome

Diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, causes, doctors, nervous disorders, prognosis, research, history, diet, physical therapy, medication, environment, and more all covered!

Dysautonomia, POTS Syndrome affects many people. This books aims to provide the information sought out by those people who suffer. Frederick Earlstein has written this medical education guide to provide an understanding of Dysautonomia, POTS Syndrome including POTS and Associated Disorders, signs and symptoms, causes and treatment, living with POTS, research and resources, and medical definitions. Show More

Exercises for Autonomic Disorders

Exercise is a recommended component of treatment for any autonomic disorder including POTS. Your doctor or physical therapist will assign goals and stipulate target heart ranges to achieve but not exceed.
If you are exercising at home, you will likely need a “workout buddy” so you are not alone if you experience any negative symptoms. This is especially important if you’ll be at a local gym. A knowledgeable personal trainer or physical therapist is invaluable to your progress, and many hospitals maintain rehabilitation facilities that employ such people.

Such a setting also allows for vital signs to be monitored during your workout, data that is valuable to your physician in assessing your progress. In cases of severe deconditioning, a brief stay in an in-patient physical therapy program is an option as well.

Unless your physical therapist or personal trainer understands POTS, you could be assigned inappropriate upright exercises like walking on a treadmill or riding an upright exercise bike. Show More

Frederick Earlstein

I love to write medical education books. My books are written for everyone in an easy to read and understandable style. Some of my other titles available on Amazon (and various other book retailers) are “Torticollis Explained. A Complete Care Guide” (ISBN 978-1-941070-05-5- “Scabies and Lice Explained” (ISBN 978-1-941070-01-7) – “Sinusitis, Hay Fever, Allergic Rhinitis Explained” (ISBN 978-1-941070-02-4)…. and many more to come! Many of my titles are also available for Kindle on Amazon and as digital eBooks from various online retailers.

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Great Information on POTS

I have a friend who has been diagnosed with POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome), or dysautonomia. I had absolutely no idea what this was or how I could possibly be supportive, so I went searching for more information. I came across this very detailed and informative book by Frederick Earlstein. There is great information here about what POTS is, signs and symptoms, causes and treatment for it and tips for living with POTS. I particularly appreciated the information on living with POTS and the chapter on research on resources to get additional information. A very well-written and well-organized book on an elusive disorder.

– TFLReader

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Thank Heavens for this book!

Thank Heavens for this book! I was recently diagnosed with dysautonomia and POTS after living with it for nearly 55 years. I had no idea I had such a thing; never heard of it. But then after I was diagnosed I found I still had no idea how to LIVE with it. Then I had a crisis and found myself on the floor….again. That was when I began to research this topic and found Amazon had books and even medical assist items for this. When the book came I sat right down and devoured it! Now, I know I can have a life again, that it is rare, but manageable with a few tips and tricks listed in the book. Thank you so much for writing a book that lay people can understand. I plan on buying another for my doctor and then more copies for all those docs who did not know what I had and called me crazy!!

– C. Hollingsworth

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This is an amazing read for anyone with POTS

This is an amazing read for anyone with POTS. I read it and got a better understanding. I was able to read it in one day and then gave it to my family members to read after I had read it and wrote side notes inside and highlighted the symptoms I have. I gave it to family members to help them understand and believe in the condition more, since they are skeptics. I also gave it to my Primary Care Doctor to read to help him understand it better as well. He has been next to me on this journey and we have both been learning as we go. Hopefully after reading this book he can spot POTS and related conditions in other patients faster, reducing diagnosis timing!

– Valerie Moon

Dysautonomia, POTS Syndrome

Diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, causes, doctors, nervous disorders, prognosis, research, history, diet, physical therapy, medication, environment, and more all covered!

Dysautonomia, POTS Syndrome affects many people. This books aims to provide the information sought out by those people who suffer. Frederick Earlstein has written this medical education guide to provide an understanding of Dysautonomia, POTS Syndrome including POTS and Associated Disorders, signs and symptoms, causes and treatment, living with POTS, research and resources, and medical definitions.

Diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, causes, doctors, nervous disorders, prognosis, research, history, diet, physical therapy, medication, environment, and more all covered! The book is written in an easy to read and understandable style. In a straight forward, no nonsense fashion, Frederick Earlstein covers all aspects of Dysautonomia, POTS Syndrome. The book is full of informative content and answers to your questions – including some you didn’t know you had!