The prognosis is excellent for the majority of patients with POTS. Up to now, you may have been told: “There is nothing wrong with you!” Or, “You are faking this to get attention!” Up to now, you have been a victim with no possibility of controlling your symptoms. However, your status can change for the better. Controlling your symptoms.…Reducing your symptoms.… Returning to an active lifestyle is possible. Most alterations in body physiology responsible for reducing the return of blood from the lower body to the heart and brain are correctable. Don’t expect to feel better immediately … behavioral changes take time.