"We are huge fans of the Children's Cooling Vest! My 10 year old son has POTS and Exercise Induced Anaphylaxis...and the vest has been a way he can participate in fun activities again. He wore this one in a variety show and his friends wore costumes to make it military themed"- Mary R
Heat dialates blood vessels and will make POTS symptoms worse. Patients should avoid spending a lot of time outdoors on hot days. POTS patients should not take hot showers/baths or subject their bodies to saunas, hot tubs or greenhouses. Heat enhances peripheral venous pooling.(Grubb & Karas, 1999)
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