The A85 Cure Foundation

The A85 Cure Foundation (A85 Cure) , is dedicated to funding advancements in research and advocacy to cure Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (P.O.T.S.).

Email: info@a85cure.org

Phone: 630.480.0428

Registered Charity: 81-3292469

Headquarters: 913 W. Liberty Drive Wheaton, Illinois  60187

Satellite: P.O. Box 2077 Mississippi State,MS 39762

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P.O.T.S. Facts

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (P.O.T.S.) is a DYSFUNCTION of the autonomic nervous system.

 

 

                                   13 years old is the average age for a child                     with a P.O.T.S. diagnosis.

 

 

85% of P.O.T.S. patients are misdiagnosed prior to receiving a P.O.T.S. diagnosis.

 

 

ZERO drugs have been approved by the FDA to treat P.O.T.S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

750,000 people is the average number of people living with a P.O.T.S. diagnosis in the United States alone. 

There is nearly 3 million around the world. 

 

 

The average time span for a P.O.T.S. diagnosis could take up to 

four years due to a lack of awareness.

 

 

P.O.T.S. is more common than Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease and will cause debilitation to 25% of patients.

 

4% of the NIH's annual budget goes into cardiovascular research, for P.O.T.S. it's almost none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Almost 50% of top pharmaceutical companies investments are for diseases affecting the body's nervous systems however this is not specific to the ANS nor P.O.T.S.