Hydration  and POTS syndrome POTS is a syndrome associated with a multitude of symptoms, one of the most significant being a sudden elevation in heart rate when standing.  This symptom is usually associated with dizziness and even passing out.  The treatment of POTS syndrome is complex, however, a key strategy that works well for many people is increasing hydration and salt intake to prevent dehydration.  Increasing salt should only be done on a doctor's recommendation. Even healthy pe