Ayurvedic View On Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Abstract

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a disorder related to blood circulation. In this syndrome there is an increased heart rate while standing upright as the blood stays in the lower body. In this article we are going to discuss about the disease Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in detail and also the ayurvedic treatment in order to manage the Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. So be with us till the end.

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

Introduction

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome refers to postural (posture), orthostatic (standing upright), Tachycardia (increased heart rate), syndrome (a group of symptoms). In this Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome there is increased heart rate while standing upright, lying down, sitting or hanging upside down. In this disorder there is mainly reduced blood pressure due to blood staying in the lower part of the body and insufficient blood circulation to the brain. This leads to insufficient flow of oxygen to the brain causing fainting and reduced blood pressure. Family history i.e. autoimmune disease in past history, diabetes history, multiple sclerosis, murmur syndrome, hepatitis C, chronic fatigue syndrome, anemia etc are some of the causes of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Excessive fatigue, trouble in focusing, nausea, vomiting, excessive sweating, paleness over face, bluish discoloration of hands and feet, increased palpitation i.e. increased heart rate, fainting, diarrhea or sometimes constipation, blood pressure fluctuations etc are some of the symptoms of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Beta blockers, compression stockings, exercise; lifestyle management etc is the main line of treatment of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

Causes Of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

The main causes of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome are listed below:-

  • Family history i.e. autoimmune disease in past history
  • Diabetes history
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Murmur syndrome
  • Hepatitis C
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Anemia

Symptoms Of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

The main symptoms of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome are listed below

  • Excessive fatigue
  • Trouble in focusing
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Excessive sweating
  • Paleness over face
  • Bluish discoloration of hands and feet
  • Increased palpitation i.e. increased heart rate
  • Fainting
  • Diarrhea or sometimes constipation
  • Blood pressure fluctuations
  • Blurry vision
  • Abdominal pain
  • Insomnia
  • Headache
  • Feeling too hot or too cold
  • Chest pain

Diagnosis Of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

The diagnosis of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is listed below:-

  • Medical history
  • Physical examination
  • Blood tests
  • Urine test
  • Echocardiogram
  • Quantitative sudomotor axon reflex test
  • Autonomic breathing test
  • Biopsy of skin nerves

Treatment Of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

The diagnosis of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is listed below:-

  • Beta blockers
  • Compression stockings
  • Exercise
  • Lifestyle management
  • Dietary instruction

Ayurvedic Treatment For Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

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Conclusion

In this article we have discussed Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome in detail and also the Ayurvedic treatment of Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. In the ancient era all the rogas (diseases) were managed by Ayurvedic culture and the treatment was effective. Ayurveda treats patients from ancient times and effectively cures the patients. It is better to take Ayurvedic medicines because it has no side effects with best results over the years and because all the medicines are free from any preservatives and other chemicals that affect your health. Ayurvedic treatment emphasizes on treating the root cause of the condition and it is capable of eliminating the diseases permanently. In a nutshell, it can be concluded that with appropriate and timely management of tridosha present in our body, the quality of life of the patient can be improved effectively.

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