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  • Pingback:My Experience With The Valsalva Maneuver - Kaley Faith
    Posted at 10:56h, 29 November Reply

    […] I had just completed my tilt table test, I was already outfitted with an arm blood pressure cuff, a beat-to-beat finger blood pressure […]

  • Pingback:PUPS, POTS, and PTSD - My Journey - Kaley Faith
    Posted at 15:44h, 29 November Reply

    […] worked through a variety of intense medical moments and tackled the list of testing, and I was found to have a positive tilt table test – the diagnostic tool for POTS. Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. In a nutshell, it […]

  • Pingback:POTS - What Is It and What Is It Like? - Kaley Faith
    Posted at 21:23h, 12 December Reply

    […] The criteria for diagnosis is that a person must have an increase in pulse of at least 30bpm when they go from laying down to standing up, paired with worsening of symptoms associated with POTS (such as passing out/lightheadedness, nausea, chest pain, headache, shakiness, anxiety, tiredness, etc). A tilt table test (TTT) is the go-to test for POTS (read about my experience with the TTT here).  […]

  • Pingback:Week 1 of POTS Treatment - Metoprolol Tartrate - Kaley Faith
    Posted at 13:47h, 17 June Reply

    […] (PCP) who then referred me to a cardiologist. I underwent a variety of tests (EKG, Echo, Holter, Tilt Table Test, Autonomic Testing, MCOT Monitor), and the grand result was a “probable” POTS diagnosis, though […]

  • Pingback:Doing the 30-Day Heart Monitor for POTS (MCOT) - Kaley Faith
    Posted at 21:39h, 27 September Reply

    […] heart indeed goes faster than normal during standard life activities such as walking or standing. Further testing pointed to the fact that I did indeed meet the criteria for […]

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