Does anyone notice that anxiety makes pots symptoms worse?? i was having some anxiety yesterday and my heart rate was in the 150’s just sitting down and it felt like all of my pot’s symptoms were hitting me at once. just want to know if anyone else experienced this or what it’s like for them?

Adjustment Disorder

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

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  • yogurt


    I notice that if I’m anxious my symptoms will be significantly worse even if im doing something that normally doesn’t trigger anything.

  • Rachelbeth


    Yes, I tend to pass out more due to stress

  • chronicallyfab


    Definitely. I tend to have anxiety attacks or panic attacks when I’m having a POTS flare, it can happen the other way around too.

  • Davie


    Yes definitely, my anxiety is a huge trigger for my symptoms. Some days it makes it hard to get out of bed.

  • NewYork


    Yes, the anxiety makes the POTS worse and vice versa. Also not getting enough sleep or having a weird sleep schedule really affects me

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