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POTS in the News!

The link between POTS and sex hormones is particularly important, as most women report worsening of POTS symptoms around their cycle (before, and during mostly).

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia reports on three transgendered individuals with POTS who improved after initiating testosterone supplementation for female to male gender transition. Importantly, the authors do NOT recommend the use of testosterone as a POTS treatment, but they do suggest that we need more research to understand the role of sex hormones in POTS. Article: https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/trgh.2019.0041?fbclid=IwAR03VAb7jR41Nc3gup-P5ig9Ho8W9s98-ycKLATU9ZcYUGrdnLWTb3BRfBY&

Via Dysautonomia International FB Page

 

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