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Hyperkinetic Circulation vs. POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardic syndrome)

Can somebody tell me the difference between Hyperkinetic circulation and POTS and how one is diagnosed over the other? Also, can someone tell me if there's a coorelation between either one of these conditions and ADD/ADHD?
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is defined as a heart rate increase of more than 30 beats per minute after more than three minutes of standing upright. People with POTS have problems maintaining homeostasis when changing position say from sitting to standing position. This is diagnosed by the tilt table test. A hyperkinetic circulation characterized by increased cardiac output and decreased arterial pressure and peripheral resistance. Both of these conditions may not be related to ADD/ADHD

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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Why isn't there a lot of information on hyperkinetic circulation out there? also, what are treatments for such condition? what type of lifestyle is appropriate to live healthy with this condition? will this lead to CHF or other co-morbidities that I should be worried about? I have a daughter, should i be worried about hereditary issues?
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