Thieben et al listed a number of clinical findings that may accompany the postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS). The authors are from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.


Generalized findings:

(1) fatigue, which may be chronic

(2) sleep disturbances

(3) migraine headache

(4) myofascial pain

(5) neuropathic pain


Orthostatic symptoms:

(1) dizziness or light-headedness

(2) presyncope

(3) palpitations

(4) tremulousness

(5) shortness of breath

(6) chest pain

(7) hyphidrosis or hyperhidrosis

(8) feeling weak


Other findings:

(1) gastrointestinal symptoms (diarrhea or constipation, bloating, nausea and/or vomiting)

(2) abdominal pain

(3) urinary bladder dysfunction

(4) pupillary dysfunction


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