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To improve the quality of life for people with POTS through research, advocacy, and support

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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).

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Annual 5K/2K

Standing Up to POTS has created a tradition of gathering together with friends and family on WIttenberg University's beautiful campus in Springfield, Ohio for our annual 5K/2K.

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