Patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) face extraordinary challenges. Not only is this condition often misdiagnosed, but follow-up care and treatment can also be hard to find. The POTS program at Johns Hopkins — which has one of the few POTS centers in the U.S. — is dedicated to treating adults and children with POTS.
POTS is real
POTS is treatable
POTS symptoms respond to certain treatments, and many patients are able to reduce the frequency of flare-ups and live a more functional life.
POTS is a chronic illness
While some people with POTS do recover and many see some improvement over time, most need long-term follow up care.
How Our POTS Program Can Help
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You can find Johns Hopkins POTS specialists in each of these locations.
Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station
10803 Falls Rd.
Lutherville, MD 21093
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224
110 W Timonium Rd.
Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093
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