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Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Facts
Approximately 500,000 to 3,000,000 Americans suffer from POTS.
1% of US teens likely have POTS, and it is 5x more common in women than men.
People of all ages can develop POTS, but it is most common in women ages 15-50.
Current research indicates that POTS may be an autoimmune condition.
25% of POTS patients are too sick to work or attend school. The physical effects of POTS have been compared to having congestive heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).