Let me present you with some startling statistics.
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) occurs in about ten percent of the population. This disease occurs at the same rate as Diabetes Mellitus (DM).
On average, a patient sees seven doctors before they are diagnosed with POTS. This means they get an incorrect diagnosis seven times before receiving the correct diagnosis. While many patients with DM go undiagnosed for a long period due to mild or no symptoms, they usually only see a single doctor to get the correct diagnosis.Continue reading “Prevelence”